Toledo Ohio, May 14, 2024: The Catholic Order of Foresters (COF) is proud to announce that Mary Morales has been named a recipient of the National Legion of Honor Award. This prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the COF and exemplifies the organization’s core values of faith, family, and community.

Mary Morales has been a dedicated member of the COF for more than ten years. During her time with the organization, she held various leadership positions, volunteered countless hours to organize community events, served as a mentor to new members, played a key role in founding Ohio’s newest local chapters, the Cristo Rey Court. Her commitment to the COF’s mission of serving others has been an inspiration to all who know her.

“We are truly honored to present Mary Morales with the National Legion of Honor Award,” said Maria Gonzalez, Toledo area COF Agent. “Her dedication to the COF and her unwavering commitment to our values are truly commendable.”

The Catholic Order of Foresters is a fraternal benefit society that provides financial protection and social activities to its members and their families. Founded in 1883, the COF has grown to become one of the leading fraternal organizations in North America. For more information about the COF, please visit