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September 2014

St. Vincent de Paul and the Visitation Order

The Feast of  the well known and loved St. Vincent de Paul occurs on Saturday, September 27th. He was Founder of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul as well as the Congregation of the Mission, or Vincentians, as they are known. So what  was the relationship with the Visitation Order? Very close […]

159 years and 25 years- two Anniversaries

Today the Brooklyn Visitation Monastery celebrates 159 years since its foundation in 1855 and Thursday Oct 2, The Minneapolis Visitation Monastery will rejoice in its 25 years of foundation! Whether old or young, the Visitation communities continue to “live +Jesus” in the spirit of their Founders, St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal!

Angels and the Visitation Order

Next week two important Feasts will be celebrated: The Feast of St. Michael the Archangel, Sept. 29th  and the Feast of the Guardian Angels, October 2. Angels have always been revered in the Visitation Monasteries. The devotion to these blessed Celestial Spirits has been fueled by the example offered by the life of our Founder. […]