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July 2016

A Retreat at Our Holy Source in Annecy

Two years ago I was given a gift to make my annual retreat at our Founding Monastery of the Visitation in Annecy, France. I finally “opened” the gift this past July 9-18, 2016 and what a blessing it was! Set atop a very high hill next to the Basilica of the Visitation, the Monastery overlooks […]

Sunday Chat: The Eucharist

The Angels Crowd Around It in Adoration   Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   On Sunday we will chat about the importance of refreshing the spirit. We continue our series with Part II, Chapter 14: “Holy Communion, and How to Join In It” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis helps […]

New Visitation Monastery Founded in Equitorial Guinea

Four Visitandines  of the Burgos Visitation Monastery in Spain departed  on Monday Jul 18, 2016 bound for Equatorial Guinea to found a new monastic community, the second in the West African country. Of the Religious group that is carrying  out the mission, three are originally from Africa. The Archbishop of Burgos, Don Fidel Herráez Vegas, […]