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October 2013

Sun Chat Nov3: Religious Vows

Religious Vows Help Us to Better Imitate Christ The Eucharistic Christ is the focus not just of the religious, but of all faithful Catholics. Due to their vows however, the religious are better able to imitate their savior. But why poverty, chastity and obedience? In her writings, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque explains the reason for […]

A Visitandine speaks: Souls in Purgatory

Sister Marie of the Sacred Heart Bernaud, Visitandine Foundress of the Guard of Honor/Hour of Presence of the Sacred Heart, can prepare us for the upcoming Feast of the Holy Souls, November 2. She wrote: “At this time of the year when the Church mentions particularly souls in purgatory,  multiply acts of piety in their […]

Visitandine Team Visits Part 2

The intrepid Visitandine team completed its visit of the Tyringham Visitation Monastery and are now at Visitation Monastery in Brooklyn, where sharing will continue on unity building among our communities and reports on the 150th anniversary celebration of the Guard of Honor/Hour of Presence of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.