Monthly Archives: September 2013

Discernment Retreats- What to Expect






This past week we welcomed four women discerning their monastic vocations. Arriving from different parts of our city, state as well as the New England area each woman brought a prayer-filled and expectant heart to the contemplative experience of the … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life..A Visitation Sister’s Evening and Night






The sunlight is beginning to fade and as the clock approaches 4PM, the Sacristan-Sister silently enters the sanctuary to prepare for the highlight of this evening, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. She lights the candles, prepares the incense and brings … Continue reading

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Sept. 24th- 158th anniversary of Brooklyn Visitation Monastery






Tuesday September 24th is the 158th anniversary of the foundation of the Visitation Monastery in Brooklyn, New York! It all began in 1855. It was the recreation hour in the Monastery of the Visitation of Baltimore during that summer. The … Continue reading

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