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Monte Maria Monastery of the Visitation

In 1610 St Francis de Sales and St Jane de Chantal founded the order of the Visitation of Holy Mary to give to God souls so interior that they may be found worthy to serve Him in spirit and in truth. Our order was established to welcome those not able to practice austerities required in other orders.

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Sisters of the Visitation of Philadelphia

This community is one of about 160 autonomous monasteries of the worldwide contemplative Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary, founded on June 6 1610 in Annecy, France, by St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane Frances de Chantal. The monastery is strictly contemplative with papal enclosure and solemn vows.

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