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November 2014

Renewal of Vows- Presentation of Our Lady

On Friday, November 21st, the glorious Feast of the Presentation of Our Lady, Visitandines around the world will renew their holy vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. As the Oblate Father Alexander Pocetto OSFS put it, “By renewing our vows, we become more aware of how essential it is, with the help of Jesus, to […]

Ask for Nothing, Refuse Nothing

“Ask for Nothing, Refuse Nothing” is a much quoted phrase of St. Francis de Sales. But what does it mean? This was a question posted by a chatter during our Sunday Night Living Jesus chat room session. As we welcome your input to this site, we post here a reflection on this quote and anticipate […]

Visitation Martyrs of Madrid

November 18th is the Feast Day of seven Blessed Visitation Nuns who were martyred for their faith during the Spanish Civil War in 1936, and beatified in 1998. Theirs was a Martydom of Love- the logical outcome of what the mystic among them, Sr. Teresa Maria Cavestany VHM called ” the little immolations…which the Divine […]