Vocation Profile - Visitation Monastery of Tyringham

Visitation Monastery of Tyringham

Sr. Mary Emmanuel VHM
Vocation Directress
PO Box 432
Tyringham, MA 01264

413-243-3995
vistyr3@aol.com
www.vistyr.org

International?Yes
Professed members16
Year founded1610
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federationAutonomous

(Arch)dioceses
Springfield, MA
International
163 worldwide
Mission
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."
Qualifications
Desire for life of prayer within the cloister; ability to live a community life; sufficient health and maturity to embrace the monastic life.
Formation
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.
Age range/limit
18-45
Belated vocations?
No

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