Praesidia

Each praesidium is a small group of Catholics who work under the spiritual direction of a priest or deacon.  Each group takes as its name one of the titles of Our Blessed Lady. 
 
You don't have to belong to a particular parish in order to attend its meetings.  Take a look at the range of times and locations, and get in touch!
 

 
 
Immaculate Heart of Mary Praesidium
Meets each Monday night at 6:30 p.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Jayd Neely
For more information, contact  Nancy Brown 
nancybrown2723@gmail.com

 
 
Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Praesidium
Meets each Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. James Panackal and Deacon Joseph Coen
For more information, contact Norman Baggott baggottl@bellsouth.net
 

 
 
Notre Dame du Lac Praesidium
Meets each Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Eric Fowlkes
For more information, contact Mary Ellen McNally at mcnallymaryellen@gmail.com
 

 
 
Our Lady of Sorrows Praesidium
Meets each Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Eric Fowlkes
For more information, contact Julie Pekarsky at 615-822-6160.
 

 
Our Lady Queen of Hope Praesidium
Meets each Thursday at 8:30 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Mark Beckman
For more information, contact Meredith Pelham at meredithpelham@yahoo.com
 

 
 
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Praesidium
Meets each Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Deacon Gordon McBride
For more information, contact Sara Roberts at 615-226-0091 or Jamie Sawyers at j7leo8@yahoo.com

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Junior Praesidium
Meets
Spiritual Director: Deacon Gordon McBride
For more information, contact Jennifer Roberts, St. Joseph Youth Director, at 615-336-6530.
 

 
St. Martha Catholic Church (Ashland City, Tennessee)
 
Our Lady Queen of Apostles Praesidium
Meets each Saturday at 8:20 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Peter Quang Chau
For more information, contact Bobbye Collins at 615-792-7328.
 

 
 
Our Lady of La Leche Praesidium
Meets each Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Stephen Gideoon
For more information, contact Mary Floyd at gmfloyd@comcast.net.
 

 
 
Our Lady Mother of Mercy Praesidium
temporarily meeting with Our Lady Queen of Hope at St. Henry Church


 
 
Queen of the Assumption Praesidium
Meets each Sunday at 10:10, or immediately following the 8:30 Mass
Spiritual Director:  Rev. Jerry Strange
For more information, contact Carmel Slattery at slattery.carmel@gmail.com


Overbrook School (Nashville, Tennessee)

Tower of Ivory Junior Praesidium
Meets Wednesdays at 3:10 p.m. at Mary, Queen of Angels Home
Spiritual Director: Rev. John O'Neill
For more information, contact Molly Petroni at mopetroni@yahoo.com

 
Our Lady of Good Success Praesidium
Meets each Wednesday at 6:45 p.m.
Spiritual Director: Rev. Michael O'Bryan
For more information, contact Suellen Simpson at (615) 547-1735
 

 
 
Queen of Peace Praesidium
Meets each Sunday at 12:30 p.m.
Spiritual Directors: Rev. Delphinus Mutajuka
For more information, contact Olga Pace at olga214@yahoo.com
 
 
Our Lady of Lourdes Praesidium
Meets each Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the schoolhouse
Spiritual Director: Rev. Anthony Lopez
For more information, contact Ann Stout at annstout2010@gmail.com.

Blessed Virgin Mary Junior Praesidium
Meets each Saturday at 9:10 a.m.
Spiritual Director: Rev. Anthony Lopez
For more information, contact Ann Stout at annstout2010@gmail.com
 

 
Mary, Mother of the Church Praesidium
Meets each Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Spiritual Director: Deacon Dominick Azzar
For more information, contact Sharon Humphrey at punkkinangel@hotmail.com


Our Lady of Kibeho Praesidium
Meets each Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
Spiritual Director: Rev. John Sims Baker and Rev. Michael Fye
For more information, contact Courtney Zastre at zastrecl@gmail.com


 
Our Lady of Knock Praesidium
Meets each Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
Spiritual Director:  Fr. Michael Baltrus
For more information, contact St. Patrick Parish at (931) 582-3417.
 

 
 
Mary, Mother of the Church Praesidium
Meets each 3rd Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Spiritual Director:  Monsignor Al Kirk
For more information, contact Bill Germann, kgbsand@bellsouth.net.


 UPDATES? CHANGES? Please email meredithpelham@yahoo.com to make changes to your praesidium listing.
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