Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Day in the Life..A Visitation Sister’s Afternoon






The tower bell is ringing the Angelus as we Sisters slowly proceed towards the refectory for the main meal at noon, where we recite the Angelus in unison as well as prayers before meals. During the weekdays, except on major … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life..A Visitation Sister’s Morning Work






A Visitandine’s day flows in the grace and Providence of God, as moment to moment she lovingly remains united to the depths of Christ’s Heart in all she does. Each change of occupation is directed by an intention. The Spiritual … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Brooklyn Visitation Nun






     We are beginning a short series in which we will share the spirituality, prayer and responsibilities in the day of a life of a Visitation Sister.  We hope it gives you a glimpse of the beauty of a soul … Continue reading

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Contemplating a Vocation to the VisitationMonastery in Brooklyn?






You mean there’s a Monastery in Brooklyn!??!! This is often the tone of the delighted surprise we hear from those first discovering us. We also have responded to perplexity and amazement: You take a subway to a Monastery? Yes, there … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Jane de Chantal August 12






The Prophetic Heart of St. Jane de Chantal  As the Feast of the Foundress of the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary , St Jane de Chantal, approaches on August 12, we turn to our Holy Mother’s devotion to … Continue reading

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