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March 2012

“The Way” at Minneapolis Visitation 3/25/12

An Invitation from Kelly Schumacher, Visitation Intern: Join us this Sunday, 3/25, for a screening of Emilio Estevez’s powerful and inspiring film The Way. This is the next in our series, “Movies with Jane” featuring thought-provoking films that inspire and/or challenge us to become better people! http://www.visitationmonasteryminneapolis.org/?page_id=151 Movies with Jane 1:00pm – Door opens at […]

Living Lent-The Word of God

Attentiveness, mindfulness, presence of mind- the capacity to listen well- these are all attributes considered essential when we hear the Word of God proclaimed. But this is often a struggle for the faithful one even if a right intention is present. St. Francis de Sales gives an example of one such struggler- and his response […]

FROM THE INSIDE OUT-Visitandine Discernment

A vocation to the Visitation Order is a call to live a deep, interior life. One of the guides to developing this inner life is St. Francis de Sales’ Spiritual Directory. Central to the practice of the directory is what is called the Direction of Intention. It is guaranteed to help you grow into a […]