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November 2016

December Dates Significant to the Visitation Sisters

December 8, 1602: Episcopal ordination of St. Francis de Sales in the church of his baptism in Thorens December 13, 1641: death of St. Jeanne de Chantal at the Visitation de Moulins 17 December 1887: birth of the servant of God Mother Maria Angélica Alvarez Icaza in Mexico City December 18, 1593: priestly ordination of […]

Advent Reflections from the Guard of Honor

Holy Advent to all! This is the favorite month of children! Will we be able to regain our childlike heart and marvel at the manger? But who says “child” also says … obedience! It is to this spirit of obedience that Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart Bernaud invites us during all this time of […]

Chatting about: Mary and Martha

  Sister Susan Marie: With the Thanksgiving holiday here, how can stopping and giving thanks be a way of following the advice given here by St. Francis? Often the story of Martha and Mary is interpreted by looking at Martha exclusively in a negative light. However, have you considered that the Lord’s message is that […]