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May Mystic: Part 2: Mother Francis de Sales

Continuation… Margaret Cassidy received the holy habit in the Georgetown Visitation Monastery in 1913, receiving the new name of Sr Mary Imelda. A year later she was professed, pronouncing her vows. In the meantime the Superior of Georgetown Mother M Agnes Faulhaber, had harbored a secret dream of living the contemplative Visitandine life without involvement […]

May Mystic: American Foundress Mother Cassidy

Part 1 Mother Francis de Sales Cassidy, the Foundress of the Visitation Monastery in Snellville Georgia, may not be a “typical” mystic, but she certainly had “mystical moments” and a “mission” from the Lord. Mother was born in Macon, Georgia on February 16,1892 and baptized Margaret Ann. She was one of eleven children born to […]

Mystic of the Month: American Foundresses

For the next few months The Visitation Sisters of the United States will introduce you to some of the Foundresses of our American monasteries whose prayer lives reflect mystical qualities. This month we feature Mother Mary Agnes Faulhaber VHM who founded the Monastery of the Visitation in Toledo Ohio. http://www.toledovisitation.org/ American Visitandine Mother Mary Agnes Faulhaber […]