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Message from our Pastor - May 11, 2020
New Principal at Visitation BVM School

Suspension of All Non-Sacramental Parish Events/Gatherings

Effective immediately, and until further notice, Archbishop Pérez, in union with the Bishops of Pennsylvania, has dispensed the faithful of  the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.

Facebook Live - Visitation BVM - Seventh Sunday of Easter Mass - 2020

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VisiChurch on Vimeo - Visitation BVM - Seventh Sunday of Easter Mass - 2020

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Pastor's Corner        Weekly Bulletin 

Please join in praying for those who have been affected by this illness. May God bless your Easter journey.


A warm welcome to Visitation BVM Parish and our Parish Website!  We are a Roman Catholic Parish of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, founded in 1954.  Our address is 196 North Trooper Road, Norristown, PA 19403-2600.  We are located in Montgomery County about 5 miles from Valley Forge National Historical Park.  You can access driving directions and our Mass Schedule from links below.

If you are new to the Valley Forge/Norristown Area, please consider making Visitation your parish home.  We offer a wealth of parish organizations and activities for a variety of interests.   

For ministry to our children, we offer a wonderful pre-K through 8th grade parish school with a very fine Home and School Association.  We also have an active Catholic Youth Organization and a High School Youth Ministry.   

If you are interested in learning about the Catholic Faith, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) meets on a weekly basis.  All are welcome; including long time Catholics looking for a refresher course in the faith. 


Because of the pandemic, staff is working remotely, and there are no public office hours. 
If you need to reach a priest or staff member, please call (610)539-5572 and leave a message or send an e-mail to
Someone will get back to you in a timely manner as messages are checked frequently.

Perpetual Adoration 
has moved to the
Lower Church 8AM - 8PM.

The Perpetual Adoration Chapel is closed until further notice.

Saturdays: 8:45 AM; 4:00 to 5:00 PM
in the lower church

ALL MASSES ARE SUSPENDED as of 3/18/20 at noon.

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(from Word on Fire)

Personal Prayer of Spiritual Communion

All: My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the
Blessed Sacrament,
I love you above all things and
I desire you with all my heart.
Since I cannot now receive you sacramentally,
I ask you to come spiritually into my heart.
I embrace you as if you were already in my heart
and unite myself to you completely,


Daily Catholic Readings
Message and Call to Action from the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference: Governor Wolf and the PA Department of Education are looking to take most of the fundin...


Dear Friends: this was shared last week with all the members of our school community: Mr. Joram will assume his duties as principal of Visitation BVM School ...


Dear Friends, I hope this note finds you bearing well under the ongoing strain of social distancing & interpersonal isolation which goes with our attempt...


Newly Released on! Series: The Search - Why are We Here? What's Life All About? What Happens When We Die? (Starting May 6) The Search is an i...


Visitation BVM School's Home & School Association has announced update plans to hold a semi-virtual Mom's Night Out. Click here for information and ...


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National Vocation Awareness Week is upon us, the Seminary Appeal will have seminarians visiting parishes across the Archdiocese, and the Called by Name program kicks into action.

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High School CYO & Youth Club

Youth Ministry Happenings!
The Youth Guitar Group provides music at the 11:30 am Mass in the Lower Church on the 4th Sunday of the month. We would be very happy to welcome new members to our group. If you enjoy music, please consider giving our Youth Choir a try. Please contact Ms. Laura Baldassari at or Sister Diane Marie at to indicate your interest in joining the Youth choir. If you would like to become a youth lector for these Masses, please contact Sister Diane Marie at

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