Monthly Archives: May 2014

Feast of the Visitation






Saturday, May 31st, is the Feast of the Visitation,the Titular Feast of the Order of the Visitation. Scholar Helene Bordes enlightens us theologically about the meaning of this Feast in the mind and heart of St. Francis de Sales, Founder … Continue reading

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Chat about Later-in -Life Vocations






Despite Struggles and Obstacles, the Church Welcomes Late Vocations A sister to St. Therese of the Lisieux, Leonie Martin decided at the age of twelve to enter the Poor Clares. Leonie‚Äôs family saw her difficult temperament as an obstacle to … Continue reading

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A Novitiate Spring






The lovely spring weather has brought both Novices ( and Canadian geese!) onto our monastic grounds to rejoice in the beauty of God’s creation. An evening recreation outside reveals the splendors of nature even in Brooklyn, New York!     … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Group Attends Canonizations






A group of the faithful from the Diocese of Brooklyn attended the recent canonizations of St. John the 23rd and St. John Paul 11. Can you spot the Visitandine among them?

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