Our Ever-Expanding Community!

From our Fall Newsletter: Over four hundred years ago St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church and Founder with St. Jane de Chantal of the Order of the Visitation, wrote The Introduction to the Devout Life, a classic which has never been out of print over these Read more…

Marsha’s Musings….Insights to Monastic Life

The following post by Marsha West, Monastic Immersion Participant, was excerpted from her blog, “Marsha’s Musings.” Click here to read this in its entirety and see her photo documentation of life at Visitation Monastery north Minneapolis. Saturday morning in the neighborhood-North Minneapolis August, 2012 Visitation Monastery follows a regular schedule: Read more…

Update: News from the Northside*

by Sr. Mary Frances Reis, VHM “As we settle into a time of transition from a full and fruitful year to a season of planning and “planting” for the coming year, we are grateful for our Visitation way which calls us to live in the PRESENT MOMENT and to treasure the Read more…

ON MARY: ANSWERING AN INVITATION

by Sr. Suzanne Homeyer, VHM At the very beginning of the beautiful month of May I received an invitation I couldn’t refuse. A friend invited personal reflections on Mary, the Mother of Jesus, during this traditional month of celebration, reflection and special devotion to her. Being raised in another faith Read more…

Family Valentine Party

by Sr. Mary Frances Reis, VHM On Saturday, January 28th, our friend Vicki Bailey hosted the 17th annual Valentine Party! This year had a new twist! Since families have requested more opportunities to enjoy quality time together, we decided to make this a FAMILY FRIENDLY party. Ten of our wonderful Read more…