Today January 29th 2018 was the foundation of the Visitation in Mobile order in 1610; the community in Mobile was founded on the feast of St. Francis De Sales in 1833, 185 years ago. The visitation order was founded in Fance by St. Fancis De Sales and St. Jane De Chantal.  It is a cloistered order committed to prayer and…

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This cozy little monastery is a beautiful and peaceful sanctuary down town Mobile, AL. The story of how we came to know this place is a rather lovely one, and is thanks to one grandmother who was thinking of joining the convent. Becoming a nun was always a dream of hers. She grew up a cradle Catholic and as a…

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    Welcome to St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Banff, Alberta, Canada. For more than 100 years, St. Mary’s has served the faith of natives, traders and trappers, settlers, ranchers and farmers, and growing families from both rural and urban communities. Thanks to our pioneer families and their descendants, many of whom are still active in our parish today,…

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