Monthly Archives: November 2013

Advent Mass/Tree Lighting December 1st






Annual Lighting of the Visitation Nativity Scene The celebration of the Annual Lighting of the Visitation Monastery/Academy Nativity Scene, followed by the Advent Mass, took place on Sunday, December 1st, at 6:30 pm.  The Visitation Academy Father’s Club  presented the … Continue reading

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From our Annals: November 22, 1963






Today we remember the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. We share the response of our Visitation community as it reflected upon this tragedy in 1963, a few weeks after the event, from our monastic annals: … Continue reading

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Renovation of Vows






On the Feast of the Presentation, November 21st, Visitandines around the world renew their sacred vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. The Sisters in Brooklyn prepared  for this holy event by a three day preparatory retreat given by a Salesian … Continue reading

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Visitandines of Brooklyn Reflect the World






New York City is an ethnically diverse city. As many as 800 languages are spoken in New York, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world as well. Our Monastery in Brooklyn tends to reflect the diversity of … Continue reading

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What is the Guard of Honor/Hour of Presence of the Sacred Heart of Jesus?






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Enroll in the Association of the Hour of Presence/Guard of Honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus






The First Friday Mass of November 2013, celebrated at 7PM in the Sacred Heart Chapel also included the enrollment of new members into the Association of the Hour of Presence/Guard of Honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. If you … Continue reading

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