HISTORY OF THE MOVEMENT- The Teams of Our Lady movement was chartered in 1947 in France and has spread worldwide. In the United States since 1958, the movement continues to grow throughout this country. Teams of Our Lady is an international lay movement officially recognized by the Holy See as a lay institute under the Pontifical Council for the Laity. The Teams of Our Lady are under the patronage of the Blessed Mother. Her canticle of joy, the Magnificat, is the daily prayer of the Teams.