“First thing in the morning prepare your heart to be at peace; then take great care throughout the day to call it back to peace frequently.”
– St. Francis de Sales

A spiritual life is an important part of the Visitation educational experience. The mission of the Academy mirrors Mary’s visitation to Elizabeth: her acceptance of Jesus in her own life and her commitment to carry Him to others. Students strive to “Live Jesus” by reflecting Christ’s gentle strength in their daily interactions.

We open and close each school year gathered in prayer. The class day begins with the entire school praying “The Direction of Intention” together. Each class begins with a prayer or spiritual thoughts. In all that we do, the words of St. Francis are repeated, “Let us place ourselves in the presence of God….”Students, faculty, staff, administration and Sisters gather regularly for liturgies and prayer services throughout the school year. Each group shares the experience of retreats to deepen their spiritual life.