The Legion of Mary in England and Wales has suffered a great loss through the resignation of its President, Mr. R. J. Cody, who has been obliged to relinbish the office which he has held since December, 1941. During his presidency, in spite of every disadvantage of war, the Legion has made steady progress.
The new President, elected at the meeting of the Senatus, held in London on Monday, April 17, is Miss Frances Peters.
She has been Vice-President for the past five years: having passed to that office from the-Secretaryship. which she took over in 1935 As President for four years of the Legion of Mary Home for Girls in London, Miss Peters gained a wide knowledge of social welfare work in many of its most difficult branches.