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Visitation Saints

Visitandine Martyr Blessed Maria Josefa

She saw the light of day in El Ferrol ( La Coruña) on May 23, 1881 , the eldest of five siblings. She was  graceful , kind, calm , always smiling . Her father Emilio Barrera, commander of the Navy, met her  every whim. But her mother, Maria Izaguirre , combined the strength and affection […]

Focus on: Visitandine Martyrs

November 18th will be  the Feast Day of seven Blessed Visitation Nuns who were martyred for their faith during the Spanish Civil War in 1936, and beatified in 1998. We introduce you to each one during this month: Blessed Maria Gabriela Born in the picturesque and important town of Alhama (Granada ) , on July […]

Nov. Mystic of the Month

Mother Anne Marguerite Clement VHM An early Visitandine and Foundress of the Visitation of Melun Born in Franche -Comte, May 7, 1593 to  John Clement and Marguerite Bellin  Anne -Marguerite Clement showed as a child  ardent piety and founded a small organization  to spread devotion to the Child Jesus . After an attempted entry into […]