View Archive

Entries for January 2017

CYO High School Co-ed Volleyball 2017:  Visitation BVM’s CYO Co-Ed High School Volleyball Registration opens on Tuesday, January 31 and will close on Sunday, February 19, 2017.  All former Visitation BVM school or PREP students, who are currently in high school, are encouraged to sign up for Co-Ed Volleyball.  This is a great opportunity to play volleyball in a fun environment with your old Visi classmates.  Please log into your account on Sports Illustrated Play to register your sons and daughters @ https://visitationbvm.siplay.com.  Each class will have a team (ie Freshman, Sophomore, Junio...

Read More >

Youth Mass Ministry

Posted on January 30, 2017 in: General News

Youth Mass Ministry We invite all interested young people from Junior High through College to come out for the next Youth Mass on February 26, 2017 at 11:30 A.M. in the Lower Church. Please e-mail Sr. Diane Marie if you are interested in joining the music ministry for youth Masses, so that your contact information may be added to our e-mail listings.  The next music practice will be held on February 7th at 7:30 P.M. in the Lower Church. We practice on February 7th, 14th and 21st at 7:00 P.M. in the Lower Church. We are welcoming more youth musicians and singers.   

Read More >

Visitation New York Trip Feb 19, 2017   Visitation Parish’s “DO YOUR OWN THING” trip Open to ALL Parishioners and their friends to NEW YORK When: Sunday February 19, 2017 Cost: $42.00 per person Where: Mid Town Manhattan---New York City Meet: 9:30 AM at the Visitation Parking Lot Bus Leaves at 9:45 AM (lavatory equipped deluxe motor coach, free snack & drink) Return to Visitation approximately 9:00 PM Itinerary: Drop Off at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Plan your own activities: Shop, Sightsee, Dine, Take the subway to Ground Zero, or See a 3 PM Broadway Matinee Sh...

Read More >

Faith Formation - Evangelization and the Acts of the Apostles In this video series, the eloquent and lively, Dr. Mary Healy explores: the call of Jesus to evangelize, the missionary character of the Church, the ongoing spiritual war in our world, the importance of evangelization on to our spiritual life, the impact of the Holy Spirit in making each of us missionary disciples, the power of the Sacraments and techniques from St. Paul for reaching a secular culture. INVITED: Our Adult Parish Community ages 18 and up WHEN: Now on Monday evenings. TIME & LOCATION: 6:50 pm to 7:50 pm in the Lower Conference Room to...

Read More >

Visitation B.V.M. School - Parent Testimonials Visitation B.V.M. School has an over 60 year heritage of providing Catholic education to the surrounding community. As parents who cherish tradition and morality, Visitation on has been a perfect fit for our four children. They are immersed in a community that stresses goodness, kindness, and love while also delivering a second to none education. This God-centered approach in school reinforces what we teach at home. We could not ask for more! – Dr. and Mrs. Vigliotta I love Visitation because of all the effort and love the teachers and staff show our kids, not...

Read More >

MAKE EVERY BASKET COUNT! The Knights of Columbus are holding the annual basketball free throw contest, for children 10 thru 13 years of age, on Saturday January 21, 2017 at 9am until 12noon in the Visitation BVM School Gym. Advance registration is not required.  Please contact Grand Knight Mark R. McGovern at kofc.markrmcgovern@gmail.com or 484-686-4955 for additional information.  

Read More >

The Catholic Relief Services Collection will be taken up the weekend of January 22, 2017.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated.  

Read More >

Please join us on Thursday,  January 19th 7PM in the Lower Church for our annual Respect Life Mass. Refreshments following Mass in the Larkin Center - hosted by the Knights of Columbus.  Please pray that hearts may be changed and inspired to end abortion.  

Read More >

Catholic School Week 2017

Posted on January 14, 2017 in: General News

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2017 For prospective and current families Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service January 29 - February 4 SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: Sunday 1/29/17 -10:00 am– 1:00 pm School Tours starting at 10:00 am ART SHOW – Saturday, 1/28 (after 5:15 Mass) and Sunday 1/29 (after all Masses) This is a great opportunity to for all of our parishioners to see what our students are accomplishing and to thank the faculty, staff and volunteers who give so much of themselves to educate our children.

Read More >

Reflection for the Solemnity of the Epiphany “The Three Kings, known otherwise as Magi, represent the men and women throughout the world who are welcomed into the house of God. Before Jesus, all divisions of race, language and culture disappear; and in His person, all humanity discovers its unity. The Church has the task of seeing and showing ever more clearly the desire for God which is present in the heart of every man and woman. Each person is called to follow the star in life, the stirring of the Holy Spirit, which lead to fullness of light and love in the Christ Child.” (paraphrase from homilies of...

Read More >

Protocols for Receiving Holy Communion Every important occasion carries with it clear expectations about how things are to be done and how people are to conduct themselves on those occasions. There are things to be said and done in certain prescribed ways for the sake of good order and reverence and to express our unity as we receive the Sacrament of our Lord in his Sacred Body & Precious Blood. SIGN OF REVERENCE: Each communicant is to make a sign of reverence before receiving the Host and/or Precious Blood. In the United States, that gesture is to be a bow. For the sake of keeping the communion line flowing sm...

Read More >