Vocation Profile - Visitation Monastery of Tyringham
Visitation Monastery of Tyringham
The Visitation, a contemplative order, was founded by St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal "to give to God daughters of prayer, and souls so interior that they may be found worthy to serve His infinite majesty and to adore Him in spirit and in truth."
Desire for life of prayer within the cloister; ability to live a community life; sufficient health and maturity to embrace the monastic life.
Candidate: three to six months depending on the individual; Postulancy: six months to a year; Novitiate: two years; First profession three years with solemn profession usually at the end of three years.