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October 2012

Year of Faith: What about Doubts?

St Francis de Sales had a profound understanding of human nature but also a thorough familiarity with Scripture and the Fathers of the Church, enabling him to place the growth of faith within these complementary aspects of our spiritual lives. While acclaiming the beauty of faith he also knew people need to grow in it, […]

From Georgetown Visitation: Happy Feast

16 October 2012 From Sr. Mary Berchmans, FEAST OF SAINT MARGARET MARY ALACOQUE  Our Saint Margaret Mary has left us a beautiful legacy in devotion to the loving Heart of Jesus.  In a special visitation to our saint, Jesus said to her:  “Behold this heart which has so loved all God’s people and receives so […]

Vatican Visitandines Meet Pope Benedict XVI

The time is approaching for our Visitandine Sisters to be leaving the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican to make way for another contemplative Order of Nuns. In preparation for departure, our Sisters were informed that they were invited to meet Pope Benedict XVI in his papal apartments this past Sunday October 14th. After that […]