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.
Our parish clergy includes: Pastor Fr. Bob Gross; Deacon Vincent Drewicz; Deacon Patrick Mandracchia. The clergy and the parish pastoral staff may be reached through the parish rectory at: (610) 539-5572. The rectory office is open Monday and Wednesday from 9 am to 7 pm and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.
Our parish convent is staffed by Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth. For information, contact Sr. Diane Marie, our parish DRE, at the convent: (610) 539-5558.
Our school principal is Mr. Matthew Joram. He can be reached at the school: (610) 539–6080 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Lower Church is easily accessible and our Upper Church has an access ramp for wheelchair supported persons. Ample parking is available.
CATHOLICS WHO ARE SEPARATED FROM THE CHURCH, for whatever the reason and for however long—please consider returning home and know that we will do everything we can to help ease you into the process.
We hope you envoy your web visit and be sure to check out our Parish 3D Flyover Video below