Important Dates of the Visitation Order in January

January 1587: After praying the “Memorare” before the statue of Our Lady of Good Deliverance, St. Francis de Sales is delivered from suffering over a theological question. He is a young student in Paris where theologians debate the question of predestination.

January 10- Feast of St.Leonie Aviat, First Oblate Sister of St. Francis de Sales

January 14, 1914: death of Mother Mary Magdalene Ponnet Founding Superior of the 2nd Monastery of the Visitation in Lyon.

January 23, 1572: Birth of Saint Jeanne de Chantal in Dijon

January 24, 1623: transfer of the body of Saint Francis de Sales from Lyon to Annecy

January 31: Feast of St. John Bosco founder of the Salesians and the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians.

2 Responses to “Important Dates of the Visitation Order in January”

  1. David Whalen,osfs says:

    Don’t forget St. Leonie (Francis de Salves) Aviat, the first Oblate Sister of St. Francis de Sales. Her feast is Jan 10th

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