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FRANK DUFF WAS BORN HERE

FRANK DUFF WAS BORN HERE ON PHIBSBORO ROAD – FOUNDER OF THE LEGION OF MARY

Francis Michael “Frank” Duff (7 June 1889 – 7 November 1980) is known especially for bringing attention to the role of the laity during the Second Vatican Council of the Roman Catholic Church as well as for founding the Legion of Mary in his native city of Dublin, Ireland.

He was born in Dublin on 7 June 1889, the eldest of seven children of John Duff (died 23 December 1918) and his wife, Susan Letitia (née Freehill, died 27 February 1950).The wealthy family lived in the city at St Patrick’s Road, Drumcondra

Frank Duff died on the 7th November 1980 and is buried in Glasnevin cemetery.

FRANK DUFF WAS BORN HERE ON PHIBSBORO ROAD [FOUNDER OF THE LEGION OF MARY]-157960

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