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    HANDBOOK READINGS FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF A NEW PRAESIDIUM

1.    p. 62-64 number 4, The Priest and the Legion
2.    p. 70-72 numbers 4 and 5, The Primary Obligation; The Weekly Meeting
3.    p. 191-193 number 2, Performance of the Weekly Work obligation
4.    p. 31-bottom of 32 number 3, Real Devotion to Mary Obliges Apostleship
5.    p. 33-34, Real Devotion to Mary Obliges Apostleship (Cont.)
6.    p. 201-202 number 11, To Be In a Sense Always On Duty
7.    p. 193-195 numbers 3 thru 7, Verbal Report; Confidence; Notebook; Catena
8.    p. 49-51 number 4, The Eucharist our Treasure
9.    p. 9-11 number 1, Name and origin
10.  p. 126 number 23, The Praesidium is a "Presence of Mary"
11.  p. 179-181 numbers 1 and 2, Extension and Recruiting
12.  p. 181-183 number 3, Extension and Recruiting (Cont.)
13.  p. 203-207 number 13, The Interior Life of Legionaries
14.  p. 207-209 number 14, The Legionary and the Christian Vocation
15.  p. 92-94 number 1, The Praetorians
16.  p. 300-301 number 23, There Need Never Be Discouragement
17.  p. 94-96 number 2, Auxiliary Membership; The Primary Degree
18.  p. 289 number 7, Visitation in Pairs
19.  p. 195-197 number 7, The Relations Between Members
20.  p. 294-295 numbers 14,15,16, No One Too Bad; Vague Apostolate; Love
21.  p. 73-74 number 2, The Remoter and Greater Aim: The Leaven
22.  p. 198-201 number 10, Study of the Handbook
23.  p. 311-middle of 313 # 3, The Seeking of Conversions
24.  p. 248-251 number 8, The Book Barrow
25.  p. 324-325 numbers 7,8,9, The PPC; Incolae; Exploratio Dominicalis
26.  p. 25-27 number 1, The Duty of Legionaries Towards Mary
27.  p. 47-49 number 3, The Liturgy of The Eucharist
28.  p. 236-middle of 237 # 5, Visitation of Hospitals
29.  p. middle 237 to 238, Visitation of Hospitals (Cont.)
30.  p. 327-328 numbers 3 and 4, Towards Other Organizations; Towards Pastors
31.  p. 296-298 numbers 18,19,20, Mary Loves and Tends Her Son; Door; Attitude
32.  p. 304-306 #s 31,32,33,34, Difficult Work; Danger; Forefront; Propagate
33.  p. 289-290 number 8, Intimate Nature of Legionary Work
34.  p. 316-318 number 4, Eucharist as an Instrument of Conversion
35.  p. 338-340 Appendix 4, The Roman Legion
36.  p. 281-283 number 2, Infinite Patience and Sweetness
37.  p. 66-67 number 7, The Master and Apprentice System of Formation
38.  p. 309-311 number 2, Legion Must Direct Itself to Individual Souls
39.  p. 291-293 number 10, Material Relief Prohibited
40.  p. 47-49 number 3, Liturgy of the Eucharist in Union with Mary
41.  p. 23-24 numbers 6 and 7, If Mary Were But Known; Bring Mary to the World
42.  p. 34-bottom of 35 number 4, Intensity of Effort in Mary's Service
43.  p. bottom of 35 to 37, Intensity of Effort in Mary's Service (Cont.)
44.  p. 343-344 Appendix 6, The Miraculous Medal
45.  p. 231-231 number 1, Apostolate in The Parish
46.  p. 301-302 numbers 24 and 25, Mark of the Cross; Success a Joy
47.  p. 232-235 numbers 2,3,4, Home Visitation; Enthronement; Parish Census
48.  p. 306-307 number 35, Virgo Praedicanda
49.  p. 255-256 number 13, Daily Mass and Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament
50.  p. 283-285 number 3, Legionary Courage
51.  p. 126-128, The Legion System Invariable
52.  p. 64-66 number 6, Its Fruits are Intense Idealism and Action


FEBRUARY AND MARCH

1.    p. 37-bottom of 39 number 5, De Montfort's True Devotion to Mary
2.    p. bottom of 39 to 41, De Montfort's True Devotion to Mary (Cont.)
3.    p. 173-175 number 1, The Acies
4.    p. 351-353 Appendix 11, A Marian Synthesis


SEPTEMBER

1.    p. 176 number, The Praesidium Function


NOVEMBER

1.    p. 103-105, The Souls of Our Departed Legionaries


DECEMBER
1.    p. 175-176 number 2, Annual General Reunion


ALSO IMPORTANT READINGS
1.    p. 231, Suggestions as to Works
2.    p. 288 number 6, Control of the Work by the Praesidium
3.    p. 96-97, The Higher Degree: The Adjutorians
4.    p. 293-294 numbers 11,12,13, Money; No Politics; Every Soul
5.    p. 253-255 number 12, The Dissemination of Catholic Literature


HANDBOOK READINGS FOR THE SECOND YEAR OF A PRAESIDIUM

1.    p. 239-middle of 240, Work for the Most Wretched and Dejected
2.    p. middle of 240-242, Work for the Most Wretched and Dejected (Cont.)
3.    p. 285-286 number 4, Symbolic Action
4.    p. 318-320 number 5m, The Irreligious Populations
5.    p. 64 number 5, The Legion as an Asset in the Parish
6.    p. 17-18 number 5, Legionary Devotion the Root of the Apostolate
7.    p. 145-148. The Legion Picture
8.    p. 171-172, Legionary Loyalty
9.    p. 29-bottom of 29 number 2, Imitation of Mary's Humility
10.  p. bottom of 29-31, Imitation of Mary's Humility (Cont.)
11.  p. 197-198 numbers 8 and 9, Relations Between Co-Visitors; Recruitment
12.  p. 257-258 number 16, Promoting Retreats
13.  p. 45-47 numbers 1 and 2, Holy Mass; The Liturgy of The Word
14.  p. 203 number 12, Pray as Well as Work
15.  p. 123-125 number 20, Secrecy of Paramount Importance
16.  p. 51-bottom of 52 number 1, Legionary and The Mystical Body of Christ
17.  p. bottom of 52-53 Legionary and The Mystical Body of Christ (Cont.)
18.  p. 256-257 number 14, Recruiting and After-Care of Auxiliaries
19.  p. 287-288 number 5, Active Work Must Be Done
20.  p. 251-252 number 9, Crowd Contact
21.  p. 298-299 number 21, The Legionary Must not sit in Judgment
22.  p. 299-300 number 22, Outlook On Adverse Criticism
23.  p. 302-304 #s 26,27,28,29, Defects; Self; Presentation; Distinctions
24.  p. 304-306 #s 30,31,32,33,34, Aim; Difficult Work; Danger; Battle
25.  p. 307-309 number 1, His Last Testament
26.  p. 320-bottom of 322 number 6, Legion as the Complement of the Missionary
27.  p. 323-324 number 6, Legion as the Complement of the Missionary (Cont.)
28.  p. 326-328 numbers 1 and 2, The Greatest of These is Love
29.  p. 345-346 Appendix 7, Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary
30.  p. 334-336 Appendix 2, Extracts from Lumen Gentium
31.  p. 191 number 1, Regular and Punctual Attendance
32.  p. 41-43, The Legionary and The Holy Trinity
33.  p. 43-44, To the Second Divine Person; Holy Spirit
34.  p. 44-45, Mary's Relation to The Eternal Father
35.  p. 135-136, The Prayers Invariable
36.  p. 11-13 numbers 2 and 3, Object; Spirit of the Legion
37.  p. 17-19, Devotional outlook of the Legion; God & Mary
38.  p. 61 number 3, The Legion of Mary and the Lay Apostolate
39.  p. 19-21 numbers 2 and 3, Mediatrix of All Graces; Mary Immaculate
40.  p. 59-60 numbers 1 and 2, Its Dignity; Apostolic Laity Essential
41.  p. 21-22 number 4, Mary our Mother
42.  p. 13-15 numbers 1,2,3,4, Legionary Service
43.  p. 15-17 number 5, Must Finish the Race
44.  p. 67-69 numbers 1 and 2, Personal Holiness; Intensely Ordered System
45.  p. 69-70 number 3, Perfection of Membership
46.  p. 72 number 1, Actual Work in Hands
47.  p. 78-80 number 4, In High Enterprise For God
48.  p. 74-78 number 3, To Weld All Men Together
49.  p. 54-56 number 2, Mary in the Mystical Body
50.  p. 56-58 number 3, Suffering in the Mystical Body
51.  p. 128-131, The Mystical Home of Nazareth
52.  p. 148-149, The Tessera


THEN READ:

1.    p. 183-190, Objections Which May Be Anticipated
2.    p. 136-145, The Patrons of The Legion
3.    p. 97-103, Considerations Affecting Auxiliary Membership
4.    p. 261-272, The Patricians
5.    p. 105-116, Order of the Praesidium Meeting
6.    p. 116-126, The Meeting and the Member
7.    p. 273-281, Souls are not approached Except With Mary