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Message from our pastor, April 2, 2020 - Further Update for Holy Week/Triduum Liturgies

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 Palm Sunday Mass - 2020

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

VisiChurch on Vimeo - Visitation BVM Palm Sunday Mass - 2020

Note:Vimeo is the recorded version

Message from Archbishop Nelson Perez - LENTEN RETREAT
conducted by Archdiocese of Phila at 7:00 PM every night from March 30th to Palm Sunday on Facebook.


The Rectory office is closed until further notice.    We are checking our email frequently, visi.rectory@gmail.com.

Pastor's Corner        Weekly Bulletin 

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


Welcome!

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. 

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

The Perpetual Adoration Chapel is closed until further notice.

Lenten Observance

Confessions Wednesdays during Lent - 7 PM (LCH)
Saturdays: 8:45 AM; 4:00 to 5:00 PM

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

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(from Word on Fire)

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE -
Monday - Adoration - 8 AM to 8 PM
Tuesday - Adoration  - 8 AM to 8 PM
Wednesday - Adoration - 8 AM to 6 PM

Live Stream on Facebook
Holy Thursday - 7 PM
Good Friday - 3 PM
Easter Vigil - 8 PM
Easter Sunday Morning - 7:30 AM

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,
Amem!

 

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Holy Week/Triduum Liturgical Update, March 31, 2020 Dear Friends, The evolving situation with the spread of the pandemic requires of us enormous flexibili...

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Dear Friends, After celebrating & recording Mass for the 5th Sunday of Lent on Friday afternoon, I returned to the rectory which has been closed for some...

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Vocations

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 visibvmyouth@gmail.com or Sister Diane Marie at sister.diane@visitationbvmschool.org 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 sister.diane@visitationbvmschool.org.

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