Vocation Profile - Visitation Monastery of Toledo

Visitation Monastery of Toledo

Sr. Marie de Sales V.H.M.
Vocation Directress
1745 Parkside Blvd
Toledo, OH 43607

419-536-1343
toledoviz@toast2.net
www.toledovisitation.org

International?No
Professed members19
Year founded1610
Generalate/motherhouseAutonomous
Province/federationFirst Federation of North America

(Arch)dioceses
Toledo, OH
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." Prayer is primary in the life of the sisters. We also offer limited retreats, and seek to make known and loved the Sacred Heart of Jesus. We honor Our Lady in the mystery of her visitation.
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
Formation consists of postulancy, novitiate, temporary profession, and then solemn profession.
Age range/limit
18-50
Belated vocations?
Yes: Older vocations considered exceptionally.

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