About Our Parish

See What We Have to Offer

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 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.

Children's Ministries

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.

Call the Rectory office for information:
610-539-5572 to speak with the front desk,
or email: rectory@visitationbvm.org

Learn 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.

Call the Religious Education office for information:
610-539-6080, Option 6 to speak with Sister Diane Marie
or email: sister.diane@visitationbvmschool.org.

Parish Clergy

Pastor Fr. Bob Gross
Fr. Francis Mulranen
Deacon Vincent Drewicz
Deacon Patrick Mandracchia

The clergy and the parish pastoral staff may be reached through the parish rectory at: 610-539-5572.

Parish Convent

Staffed by Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.

For information, contact Sr. Diane Marie, our parish DRE, at the convent: 610-539-5558.

School Principal

Our school principal is Mr. Matthew Joram.

He can be reached at the school: 610-539-6080 or email: matthew.joram@visitationbvmschool.org.

Weekday Mass Times

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:00am
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 8:15am

Weekend Mass Times

5:15pm (Vigil) in the Upper Church
7:30am (Lower Church)
9:00am & 11:00am in the Upper Church

Confession Times

Saturdays: 8:45am & 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Or by appointment – Please call 610-539-5572

Adoration Times

Daily 8:00am – 8:00pm