On Monastic Immersion Experience

From our Winter 2015 Newsletter… by Brenda Lisenby, MIE Participant “It has been exciting to experience this commitment to prayer and presence in fresh ways as I am immersed in the daily life of the Visitation Monastery in north Minneapolis.” – Brenda Lisenby Immersion in the daily life and mission Read more…

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…