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Healing Mass Mon Oct 16 730PM






October 16 is the Feast of St. Margaret Mary, a Visitation nun who received the revelations about the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In addition to our 730AM morning Mass, we will hold a HEALING Mass at 730PM that evening, at … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Superior Attends General Assembly in France






The Visitation Order held its first General Assembly in Annecy France from Sept 18-27, 2017 and Mother Susan Marie of our Brooklyn community was privileged to attend, along with 34  other Visitandines from around the world. After 25 years since … Continue reading

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162nd Anniversary of Monastery September 24






Visitation Monastery and Academy will celebrate the 162th anniversary of Foundation on Sunday September 24, 2017. Join us for our 9AM Mass as we celebrate this landmark!

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Sisters & Faithful Celebrate 450th Birthday of St. Francis de Sales!






On Monday evening August 21st, the Brooklyn Visitandines celebrated the 450th Birthday of the Visitation Order’s Founder, St. Francis de Sales, with a special Liturgy in his honor. Also attending were about 100 faithful from our Diocese and beyond. A … Continue reading

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St. Jane de Chantal’s Feast Day August 12






The Foundress of the Visitation Order is St. Jane de Chantal whose Feast is celebrated Saturday August 12th. Join us for Mass at 8AM in the Sacred Heart Chapel of Visitation Monastery!  

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Reawaken the Call !the Cure of Ars and Visitation Monastery






Today in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, a special Year of Vocations begins under the patronage of St. John Vianney, the Cure of Ars,  whose Feast it is on August 4th. The Visitation Order of Holy Mary and the … Continue reading

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Catholic Culture at Visitation Monastery- New Video from Net-TV






Reporter Michelle Powers visited Visitation Monastery to uncover different aspects of this unique monastic environment within Brooklyn’s Bay Ridge neighborhood! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrbT3xyIep4      

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You are invited to St Francis de Sales 450th Birthday Celebration






A unique event will take place on Monday August 21st, 2017 at 730PM at Visitation Monastery (no, not the eclipse!) On that day the Visitation Sisters will celebrate the 450th Birthday of our Founder, St. Francis de Sales! He was … Continue reading

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Year of Vocations- Come Pray with Us






The Brooklyn Diocese has declared a Year of Vocations beginning August 4, 2017. Our Visitation Monastery welcomes any woman or man discerning a vocation to join us every Sunday from 4PM-530PM for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, The Rosary and … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart Short Film






The Visitation Superior of Paray-le-Monial commissioned this short film with a well known French Filmmaker who is devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. English subtitles. about 9 Minutes long.

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