Zeal for the World’s Salvation

What do this type of zeal, the wonder of praise, and the freedom to respond have in common? All three were present in the mystery of Mary’s visitation to Elizabeth, and are honored and imitated by the order of the Sisters of the Visitation.

According to St. Francis de Sales, the very spirit of the Visitation Order is that of deep humility before God.

Check out these profound quotes on the spirit of the Visitation Order, in the very words of its founders. You will see why the Visitation Sisters seek union with God through contemplative life, as well as the inspiration for their coat of arms – a heart pierced by two arrows.


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