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Update 2017: Filming Continues on Cor Jesus Mecum Est-Mother Carmela Aprile & Sacred Heart

For several years we have been updating you about the progress of a film that encompasses a wide spectrum of interest for us as Visitandines:  Mother Carmela Aprile( http://visitationspirit.org/2013/08/mother-rosolini-sept-mystic-of-the-month/ ) who was ultimately responsible, through her devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, for the foundation of the Visitation Monastery in Rosolini, Sicily, Italy, is […]

Ash Wednesday- The Ornament of Humility

This Lent we are sharing a treasure for meditation- rare conferences not easily found in English, by a Visitandine Superior, Mother Marie-Philomène Maujoüan du Gasset, of Nantes France, (1818-1896) whom we wrote about as a mystic in a previous post. http://visitationspirit.org/2015/06/mystic-mother-marie-philomena-of-nantes/ In this first meditation,Mother Marie Philomene addresses humility as a key characteristic for our […]

Did St. Josephine Bakhita Have a Sibling in a Visitation Monastery?

Over the past few years we have shared the stories* of several young girls abducted from their homes in Africa, similar to Saint Josephine Bakhita’s experience, who were, however, placed in Visitation Monasteries and Boarding schools. Some of these young women also became Visitandines. This year we share the amazing story of the encounter of […]