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January 2014

ANSWER to Jan 10 Trivia Question

Well, no responses to our question: When and where was a Visitation Monastery planned for Northern California? Which city and area? So here’s the answer! Monastery of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Piedmont Hills of California, San Francisco, on Mount St. Margaret Mary Never erected as far as we Visitandines know. […]

Sun Chat on Life in the Womb

The story of the Visitation – after which our Order is named – focuses on two unborn children, Jesus and John the Baptist In the Bible, children were seen as a blessing from God, and infertility was considered a curse. Why has the attitude towards children changed so much in our current time? At Christ’s […]

New Book about Visitation Monastic Architecture

Architectural and urban study of convents and churches built in France for the nuns of the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary, according to the architectural style designed by its founders in 1610 , Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal . Back Cover Founded by Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal in […]