Category Archives: Salesian Feast Days

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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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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Prepare for Celebrating St Francis de Sales on January 24






The Founder of the Visitation Order, St. Francis de Sales will be celebrated with a 9AM Mass at Visitation Monastery’s Sacred Heart Chapel. We offer a nine day preparation for this glorious day! Our Holy Founder of the Visitation Order, … Continue reading

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Feast of St Margaret Mary Fri October 16






Friday October 16th is the Feast of St. Margaret Mary, a Visitation Nun from Paray-le-Monial, who received the revelations of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. MASS WILL BE AT 7:15aM FOR THE FEAST We have chosen a particularly spiritual letter … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart Novena at Visitation Begins June 4, 2015






The Annual Sacred Heart Novena will begin on  Thursday June 4, 2015 at 730PM Mass and will continue every night at 730PM through the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus,  Friday June 12, 2015. Our Celebrants will be: Thursday … Continue reading

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Consecrated Life and St. Francis de Sales






The Feast of St. Francis de Sales is approaching..on Saturday January 24th and our Church has also begun to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life. As a preparation for St. Francis de Sales’ Feast, we thought it might be good … Continue reading

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Blessings of the New Year






The Visitation Sisters in Bay Ridge wish all our neighbors and all web viewers a very Blessed New Year in Our Lord. St. Jane de Chantal has said, ” We are at the end of another year. Soon, this present … Continue reading

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Cloistered Sisters Take a Walk with Jesus and a Saint






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Mass/Candlelight Procession/Veneration of relic






The Brooklyn Diocese’s Sacred Heart Apostolate under the leadership of Reverend Peter Gillen, in conjunction with the Visitation Sisters, invites you to a special celebration of the Feast of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque on Thursday, October 16, 2014, her Feast … Continue reading

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