Author Archives: Sr. Marie de Chantal

Offer to God a Sacrifice of Praise

Live + Jesus! Once again we enter into the Holy Season of Lent. Our hearts are filled with desires and thoughts to unite with Our Lord in His sacrificial offering and redemptive plan of love. We desire to embrace this … Continue reading

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Every Moment Is Sacred

Live + Jesus! As we enter into this New Year, we receive a gift …… a gift to begin anew! Pope Francis invites us to “look on the past with gratitude, to live the present with passion, and to embrace … Continue reading

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Advent – An Invitation of Time

Live + Jesus! It is hard to believe that another year in the Church has come to an end and a new year of grace is beginning. As we look back we can only give thanks to God for the … Continue reading

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National Vocation Awareness Week

Live + Jesus! O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart your knowledge, understanding, and counsel to young women that they may hear and know the Will of God in their lives. Give them courage and strength to … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

Live + Jesus! Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque was born in France on July 22, 1647. Little did her parents know that she would be chosen by God to make known to the world His great love for us flowing from … Continue reading

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Change of Seasons

Live + Jesus! As we enter into another change of season, perhaps, we can spend some time to reflect on these words of Saint Francis de Sales : “Do not worry about tomorow. The same everlasting Father who loves and … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Francis de Sales

Live + Jesus! Today all Visitation Sisters throughout the world unite in prayer, heart and spirit to celebrate the feast of our Holy Father, Saint Francis de Sales. Although Francis entered eternal life on December 28, 1622 while at our Monastery in … Continue reading

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The Word Made Flesh

Live + Jesus! Over the past weeks of Advent, our reflections have invited us to travel along the road with Mary, the Virgin Mother of the Word Made Flesh. In the prayer of Mary, the Magnificat, we are moved to … Continue reading

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Feast of the Presentation of Our Lady

  Live + Jesus! Today, November 21, the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lady, we, the Sisters of the Visitation of Holy Mary throughout the world, renew our vows each year during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass as an … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

Live + Jesus! Our little sister, Saint Margaret Mary, although not the first saint to have revelations from the Sacred Heart of Jesus, bore a message for a world that had grown lukewarm in their love for the God who … Continue reading

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