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October 2012

October Mystic of the Month

St Margaret Mary Alacoque is Visitation’s “Mystic of mystics” whose Feast Day, Oct 16th, is soon to be celebrated. Born in France and a member of the Visitation Monastery in Paray-le-Monial, St. Margaret Mary was chosen by Our Lord Jesus to receive the revelations of His Love for us in His Sacred Heart. From 1673 […]

Chatting about: FAITH

As a preparation for the Year of Faith, our Sunday’s chat focused on Faith, especially in relationship to St. Francis de Sales’ teachings. VisitationSiste: St. Francis de Sales highlights the sweet experience of God in our souls as a harbinger of faith.What is my experience of coming to faith; of retaining faith, of hoping for […]

Year of Faith & St. Francis de Sales

The Mist of Faith Pope Benedict XVI declared the Year of Faith to begin this Thursday, October 11th.  Our Visitandine contribution will be to focus on the Salesian perspective of faith, guided by our Saints, St Francis de Sales, St Jane de Chantal, St Margaret Mary and the Founder of the Oblates, Bl. Louis Brisson. […]