Opportunities during Lent!

Our weekend Mass schedule will be as follows:  5:15pm (Vigil) in the upper church, 7:30am (lower church), 9:00am & 11:00am in the upper church.  Sunday Mass will be live streamed on Facebook - check Facebook for more information. (@VisitationBVM). Our weekday Mass schedule will be as follows:  Monday/Wednesday/Friday 7am & Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday at 8:15am all in the lower church.  Daily Mass readings can be found at: http://www.usccb.org/ & https://www.ibreviary.org/en/ or download one of the following apps:  Laudate or ibreviary.

During this difficult time please support the parish through on-line giving.  Click on image below

Facebook Live Video Channel

For those of you who do not have Facebook please use:

VisiChurch on Vimeo 

Note:Vimeo is the recorded version

Visitation BVM -  Second Sunday of Lent - February 27, 2021 - 5:15 PM Vigil Mass

Visitation BVM - Follow the Star - Live Nativity - 2020

Weekly Bulletin 



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. 


The rectory office hours are:  Mondays thru Friday from 9am-4pm and Monday & Wednesday from 4-7pm.  A face mask must be worn before entering the rectory.
If you need to reach a priest or staff member outside of these hours, please call (610) 539-5572 and leave a message or send an e-mail to rectory@visitationbvm.org
Someone will get back to you in a timely manner as messages are checked frequently.

The Perpetual Adoration Chapel is closed until further notice.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Monday, Wednesday & Friday - after 7 am Mass
Tuesday - 9 am
Thursday - 10 am
Saturday - after the 8:15 am Mass
Sunday - 12 pm (noon)
Reposing of the Blessed Sacrament
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday - 8 pm with Benediction
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 8 pm w/closing service.
Please note:  special Parish Liturgies may alter the above schedule.

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

Daily Mass is available online here

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,

Fr. Bob’s Corner This weekend’s readings are humbling.  God asks Abraham to sacrifice the very best of himself - his beloved son Isaac. ...


Fr. Bob’s Corner This weekend’s readings are humbling.  God asks Abraham to sacrifice the very best of himself - his beloved son Isaac. ...


Daily during Lent:  MASS, MORNING & NIGHT PRAYER & ADORATION Morning Prayer & Night Prayer—to begin Thursday, February 18th! ...


This is my favorite time of year. Lent. Not the bright lights of Christmas and the cheer and the big red guy.  My favorite time of year is Lent. It is when...


The response for the psalm for the weekend reads, “I turn to you, Lord, in time of trouble, and you fill me with the joy of salvation.”  It rem...


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The Seminary Appeal is vital to the Archdiocese, please pray for our seminians, Deacons and Priests.

Click here for more information on how to support our seminarians by way of prayer and financial support.

Meet our seminarians.

High School CYO & Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Happenings!
The Youth Guitar Group which provides music on the 4th Sunday of the month is postponed until further notice.

If you are interested in participating in the youth group, please contact Ms. Laura Baldassari at youth@visitationbvm.org.
Youth ALPHA is coming, Tuesday nights, starting Feb. 2nd.  Contact Laura for more info.

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    Job Openings

    Job Opportunities:

    Substitute Teachers – as needed/when available.

    If interested in any of the above positions, please call 610-539-6080 Option 1 or email: kathleen.steiert@visitationbvmschool.org