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us: Visitation Nuns


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Visitation Sisters
    • us: Order of the Visitation
    • us: Ordre de la Visitation
    • us: Order of the Visitation of Mary
    • us: Ordo de Visitatione Beatae Mariae Virginis
    • us: Ordre de la Visitation Sainte-Marie
    • us: Salesian Sisters
    • us: Sisters of the Visitation of Mary
    • us: Visitandines
    • us: Visitandine
    • us: Religious of the Visitation of Holy Mary
    • us: Sisters of the Visitation
    • us: Visitation Sainte-Marie (Order)
    • us: Visitation Order
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

        (edtf) 1610
    • Descriptor

        (naf) Monasticism and religious orders
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Catholic Church
  • Additonal Related Forms

    • us: Chantal, Jeanne-Françoise de, Saint, 1572-1641
    • us: Francis, de Sales, Saint, 1567-1622
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Visitation SistersVisitation Sisters Order of the VisitationOrder of the Visitation
  • Sources

    • found: Faherty, W.B. Deep roots and goldenwings, c1982: t.p. (Visitation Sisters)
    • found: L'Ordre de la Visitation à Paris aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, 1994.
    • found: Kapsner, O. Catholic religious orders, 1957 (hdg.: Visitation Nuns; fnd. France 1610; in U.S. from 1799; variants: Order of the Visitation of Mary, Ordo de Visitatione Beatae Mariae Virginis, Ordre de la Visitation Sainte-Marie, Salesian Sisters, Sisters of the Visitation of Mary (Visitandines))
    • found: New Cath. encyc. (Visitation Nuns, also Visitandines, Religious of the Visitation of Holy Mary)
    • found: Annuario pontificio, 1992: p. 1438 (Visitandine)
    • found: LC manual cat. (hdg.: Order of the Visitation; variants: Religious of the Visitation of Holy Mary, Sisters of the Visitation, Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary, Visitation Sainte-Marie, Sisters of the Visitation of Holy Mary, Visitation Order)
    • found: Georgetown Visitation Monastery, viewed April 5, 2016 (The Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary was founded in 1610 by Saint Francis de Sales and Saint Jane de Chantal in Annecy, France) {http://gvmonastery.org/}
  • Change Notes

    • 1983-05-09: new
    • 2016-06-20: revised
  • Alternate Formats