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Brooklyn Superior at International Committee Meeting






Committee Prepares for Visitation’s General Assembly From May 14-20, 2017 a group of international Visitandines met in Annecy, France at the Visitation Monastery with their Assistant General to plan for a General Assembly in September 2017.      Categorized under: Events, … Continue reading

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Faithful Fill Visitation Chapel for Our Lady of Fatima Mass and Devotion






Rev. Stephen Saffron, Visitation Sisters and the faithful filled the Sacred heart Chapel on May 13th on Our Lady’s Centennial Fatima Feast. Read about it here in Brooklyn’s Tablet: https://thetablet.org/monastery-in-bay-ridge-relives-fatimas-message/  

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Our Lady Of Fatima Shrine at Visitation Monastery-An Interview






 Brooklyn Diocese’s Net TV visited Visitation Monastery for an interview about the community’s Shrine to Our Lady of Fatima http://netny.tv/episodes/currents/lady-fatimas-first-home-brooklyn/#.WROWJ7j9rs1  

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The Visitation Order Featured on EWTN through ART on Thurs May 4






Our dear friend Anne Goetze, who has displayed her Visitation Monastery artwork in our Alumnae Room back in May 2015, and since then, around the country, was the guest speaker on EWTN’s At Home with Jim and Joy program this … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Fatima Centennial Mass






JAMES LAKE, ORGANIST GHOSTLIGHT quintet, Vocals

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Update: Our Lady of Fatima Mass May 13






The Sisters of the Visitation Monastery of Brooklyn have scheduled a Mass in honor of Our Lady of Fatima on May 13, 2017 at 1PM in the Sacred Heart Chapel of the Monastery. Celebrant will be Reverend Stephen Saffron. Holy … Continue reading

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National Catholic Sisters Week! Visitation Monastery Featured






It’s National Catholic Sisters Week! Brooklyn Diocese’s Net TV visited one of the oldest congregations in the diocese, the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary in the Bay Ridge area of Brooklyn on March 9th, as the Sisters discuss … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Tablet article on our Nativity Lighting






On Sunday December 4, 2016 our Monastery Sisters and Academy family gathered to bless our creche, dedicate a memorial to Mr. Larry Morrish, and celebrate the Eucharistic Liturgy of the Second Week of Advent, with our children’s choir beautifully harmonizing … Continue reading

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Pray at Our Fatima Shrine and Gain an Indulgence






  Three Ways to Obtain an Indulgence During 100th Anniversary of Fatima   Pope Francis has granted the opportunity throughout the entire jubilee year. For the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal, Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace






Our dear Sister Mary Antonia VHM went home to God Monday November 28, 2016. Viewing was Friday Dec 2 in the afternoon and evening. Sister’s Funeral Liturgy was held Saturday December 3 at 945AM. Thank you for your prayers. Sr. … Continue reading

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