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January 2015

Don Bosco’s 200th Birthday!

The Salesian Family celebrates St John Bosco’s 200th Birthday this year with many events! As Visitandines we celebrate along with them, especially as Don Bosco also chose our Founder, St. Francis de Sales, as the patron for his new congregation. In an article available here: http://web1.desales.edu/assets/salesian/library/Aubry-Salesians.pdf the author speaks of the spiritual relationship between these […]

Sun Chat: Ways of prayer

On Sunday we will take the opportunity to chat about “Quiet prayer”. St Francis de Sales had a lot to teach us about this form of being in the presence of God, and so did St Theresa of Avila. Read their sentiments and come and discuss YOUR experience on Sunday Feb 1st. St. Francis de […]

Sister pronounces First Vows in Tyringham Visitation Monastery

On the Feast of our Founder, St. Francis de Sales, Saturday January 24, 2015, one of the novices of our Tyringham Massachusetts Visitation Monastery pronounced her first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in the presence of her Sisters, family and Bishop Thomas of Toledo. Now she is known as Sr Margaret Joseph. Please pray […]