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Meaning of Visitation Name

Meaning of Visitation Name

The visitation of the Virgin Mary. It is a festival of Franciscan origin, it has been celebrated since 1263 and Pope Urban VI made it universal.


She talks about the visit that the Virgin Mary made to her cousin Saint Elizabeth and celebrating the joy of her virginal conception (her pregnancy). Mary's visit to her elder is of great importance in the gospel and in the life of the church. Inspired by the Virgin Mary, Saint Francis de Sales and Saint Jeanne Frances Fremiot de Chantal found the Order of Visitation to visit and bring the word of God to the sick in their homes, in France the order was known by the name of Visitandinas.

The date chosen for its celebration is the last day of May

, so that it is located between the dates of the Annunciation and the Birth of Saint John and coincides with the Advent liturgy.

Video: North Carolina Child Custody and Visitation (September 2020).