Monthly Archives: November 2015

Advent in the Monastery






This evening we begin the most reverent and mystical season of Advent. The Monastery is a silent stronghold of prayerful preparation as Sisters move about, getting the Advent wreaths and candles into their holders, setting out the Advent blessings, changing … Continue reading

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More Photos of the First Profession






Sister’s Choir: Opening of the Eucharistic Liturgy THE CALL: Celebrant: Sister, what do you ask of God and the Church? Novice: I, Sister Mary Louise, ask the mercy of the Lord and for love of God our Savior, the grace … Continue reading

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First Vows at Visitation Monastery






On Saturday November 21st, 2015 Sr. Mary pronounced her First Vows  in the presence of Fr Peter Sharpe and Msgr Hardiman, receiving the new name of Sr. Mary Elizabeth.  

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Sister to Pronounce First Vows on Saturday November 21






On the Feast of the Presentation, Saturday November 21, 2015 Sr. Mary will make her temporary Profession of the Vows of poverty, chastity and obedience at Visitation Monastery, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Holy Mass will be at 1PM in the Sacred … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Sister to Attend Consecrated Life in Communion, Rome, 2016






Two Sisters from both the First and Second Federations of the Visitation Order in the United States are planning to accept the invitation from the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and attend the special week in Rome called “Consecrated … Continue reading

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