Welcome!

A warm welcome to Visitation BVM Parish and our Parish Website!  We are a Roman Catholic Parish of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, founded in 1954.  Our address is 196 North Trooper Road, Norristown, PA 19403-2600.  We are located in Montgomery County about 5 miles from Valley Forge National Historical Park.  You can access driving directions and our Mass Schedule from links below.

If you are new to the Valley Forge/Norristown Area, please consider making Visitation your parish home.  We offer a wealth of parish organizations and activities for a variety of interests.   

For ministry to our children, we offer a wonderful pre-K through 8th grade parish school with a very fine Home and School Association.  We also have an active Catholic Youth Organization and a High School Youth Ministry.   

If you are interested in learning about the Catholic Faith, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) meets on a weekly basis.  All are welcome; including long time Catholics looking for a refresher course in the faith.  

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Christmas Schedule 2017

Sacrament of Penance
Saturdays, December 16th & 23rd
8:45 AM, 4:00 to 5:00 PM
Monday, December 18
7:00 PM - Advent Penance Service (Upper Church)
(Several Confessors Available)
(No Confessions Christmas Eve) 

4th Sunday of Advent, December 24
7:30 AM Lower Church
9:00 AM Upper Church
10:15 AM Upper Church 
(No Mass at 11:30 AM)

Christmas Masses
Christmas Eve Vigil – Sunday, December 24
4:00 PM Upper & Lower Church
6:00 PM Upper Church
12 Midnight Upper Church
Christmas Day – Monday, December 25
7:30 AM Lower Church
9:00 & 10:30 AM Upper Church
(No Evening Mass on Christmas Day)

New Year’s Masses - Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
(Not a holy day of obligation)
New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1
Mass will be at 9AM Upper Church

Mass Times

Saturday: 5:15 PM – Upper Church
Sunday: 7:30 AM, 11:30 AM – Lower Church
Sunday: 9:00 AM, 10:15 AM – Upper Church


Daily Mass

7:00 AM (Mon, Wed, Fri) & 8:15 AM (Tues, Thurs, Sat) – Lower Church

Holy Day Schedule:

Vigil:  5:15 PM - Upper Church
7 AM - Lower Church
8:15AM*, 12 noon & 7 PM - Upper Church

*when school is in session (otherwise in Lower Church)

 

Announcements
Monday, November 13, 2017, 7pm Seminary Lecture Series - Philosophy Lecture Speaker: Rev. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., Professor of Biology, Providence Colle...

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November 11, 2017 - 8:00pm Community Concert at the Basilica, PhilHarmonia PhilHarmonia is a 25-voice community choir that sings classical and contemporary ch...

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Friday, November 10, 2017, 7pm - 10pm Young Adult Movie Night at the Seminary Join us for a viewing of "I Confess," an Alfred Hitchcock thriller and...

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Sunday, November 19, 2017, 4:30pm Annual Stand Up For Life Dinner We hope you can join us for a wonderful night to celebrate the gift of life! We encourage yo...

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November 13-17, 2017 Ad Lumina Christi Healing Retreat This mid-week retreat will be led by renowned evangelist, preacher and retreat director Kathleen McCart...

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COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENTS

Senior Citizen Christmas Brunch—Saturday Dec. 2.  Help cook, serve and entertain parish seniors at our annual brunch.  We will meet at 8:00 AM at the school gym and it is over around 11AM. 

Contact Martin at martincsongradi2018@lschs.org or Dom at 610-306-2682 with questions and how to volunteer

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