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American Visitandines in Rome- Day by Day

Day 1 Four American Visitandines from different US Monasteries attended the conclusion of the Year of Consecrated Life in Rome at the end of January and beginning of February. Representing the Visitation Monasteries of Brooklyn, Mobile, Rockville and Minneapolis, we Sisters, Mother Susan Marie, Mother Rosemarie, Mother Mary Emmanuel and Sister Suzanne met in the […]

Holy Source has a Holy Door- Visitation, Annecy France

The Year of Mercy opened in the diocese of Annecy during the celebration of December 13 at the Basilica of the Visitation in Annecy. http://www.diocese-annecy.fr/actualites/ouverture-des-portes Here is the homily of Bishop Yves Boivineau on this occasion.(translated by a Visitandine to English from French) ” Do not be afraid ! Open wide the doors to Christ! […]


Two weeks from today four American Visitandines will be journeying to Rome for the concluding event of the Year of Consecrated Life, Consecrated Life in Unity, joining 30 other Visitandines and religious from various congregations all around the world. Our Founder, St. Francis de Sales, also made a few pilgrimages to Rome in his lifetime. […]