KY, Lexington

Welcome from Lexington, KY!

We welcome you to the webpage of Mary’s Garden Lexington, Kentucky Chapter of Magnificat. These are exciting times that we live in and Magnificat was begun in 1981 for such a time as this. There are now over 100 chapters throughout the United States and its territories and in many foreign countries.

Magnificat Prayer Breakfast

Hosted by the Mary’s Garden Lexington Chapter

December 3rd, 2022

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mass at 8:00 am

Cathedral of Christ the King

Our Guest Speaker: Hilda Pullen


Please contact Pat Hunt by email at: by August 15th to reserve a spot. An email confirmation will be sent to you. We cannot accept walk-ins. Payment of $15.00 can be made at the time of the breakfast for those with reservations. Childcare available beginning at 9:00 AM. Reservations required for Childcare.


Questions? Contact Meg Schneider at or Pat Hunt


2/11/2023- Shelley Parkerson

4/29/2022- Claire Patterson



Remember our chapter’s commitment to Eucharistic Adoration and to pray the Rosary on the 27th of each month for the intentions of Magnificat, Sanctity of Life, Our Beloved Priests, Marriage & Family, and World Peace.


Laura Westbrook – Coordinator – – 859-229-1801
Laura Eklund – Assistant Coordinator
Pat Hunt – Treasurer –
Donna Goodman – Historian –
Meg Schneider – Secretary – – 859-494-1269
Fr. Michael Flanagan – Spiritual Advisor – – 859-948-8609
For more information about Magnificat contact any Service Team member above.

To be added to our Mailing List, send an email to Meg Schneider at

HISTORY of Mary’s Garden Chapter, Lexington, KY

Chapter Established in 1994

Mary’s Garden Lexington Chapter Magnificat was started and named by Lynn Northram.  The desire for such a Ministry consumed her until its fruition.  The pioneer Service Team members were: Lynn Northram, Judy Paternostro, Anne Sension, Linda Harris, Lou Mattone, and Pat Rupinen.

After formation, the very first Magnificat Breakfast was held on March 26, 1994 at the former Convent at Christ the King in Lexington.  The first Magnificat Speaker was Nancy Shuman, and about thirty women were in attendance.

Decades later, the chapter is growing strong.  As at the year 2017 to date Service Team members are: Nkechi Amadife –Coordinator; Pat Hunt –Asst. Coordinator; Ellen Grisanti -Secretary; Laura Westbrook – Treasurer.   The Chapter’s Spiritual Adviser is Fr Steve Roberts.   The Chapter celebrated its twentieth anniversary in 2014 and recently celebrated 25 years anniversary on February 23 2019.

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