Mass for Frank Duff to be held at cathedral

Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will celebrate a Mass to commemorate the life of Servant of God Frank Duff and pray for his beatification and canonization Nov. 7 at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Ln., Arlington, at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.

Duff was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1889. At age 24 he joined the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, where he was led to a deeper commitment to his Catholic faith and acquired a great sensitivity to the needs of the poor and underprivileged.

Duff founded the Legion of Mary in 1921 and guided its worldwide extension until his death in 1980.

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Mary Flanagan, 571/217-9690.

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