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December 2011

“SHEER SILENCE”

Visitation Sister Peronne Marie Thibert VHM composed this exquisite poem “Sheer Silence”which was set to equally exquisite music by the Music Director of the Visitation Academy in Mendota Heights, Mn., Randi Rexroth. Watch the video here: http://www.visitation.net/cf_enotify/linkforward.cfm?n=47&u=45&e=45&dest=http://youtu.be/EoIkJBO9JWc Sheer Silence From Gentle Fidelity The angel said “Go out and stand on the mountain for the Lord […]

Blessed New Year from St. Jane de Chantal!

“Now then, let us begin the year in the name of Our Lord, but with efficacious resolutions of beginning to serve Him faithfully according to our small power; for He wants only what we can do, but that He does want; let us be careful to give it to Him, doing good, then hoping and […]

What is Ven Louis Brisson’s Connection to the Visitation?

Fr. Louis Brisson, OSFS, co-founder of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales was born on June 23, 1817, in Plancy, France, the only child of Toussaint and Savine Brisson.  He was educated by a local priest who had a large library.  Louis read everything; he had a special interest in the sciences. Brisson was […]