Sisters of the Visitation, Dubuque, IA


These sisters, in response to Pope Pius XII’s request for some cloistered sisters to engage in the active apostolate, formed this community in the 1950s. Their full name is the Sisters of the Visitation of the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Most Visitandines use “VHM” for Visitation of the Heart of Mary. These sisters use “SVM”.

Their former property just suffered a fire:



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