Salesian Theme of the Month

April: Joyful Optimism

"Have Jesus always for your patron,

His Cross for a mast on which you must spread your resolutions as a sail.

Your anchor shall be a profound confidence in Him, and you shall sail prosperously."
- St. Francis de Sales

Upcoming Opportunities


April 13, 2019
11:00 AM
April 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
April 27, 2019
April 28, 2019
May 9, 2019
6:30 PM

Salesian Corner

Join us for Salesian Community Mass on April 28 at 10 a.m. in the Nolan Center, as part of Reunion events.

Read a recent Loving Life, Living Jesus reflection by Caroline Mendoza Horrigan '98. Want to contribute a reflection? Reach out.

Take a moment of quiet reflection and sign up for Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament on First Fridays in Visitation's Chapel.

Archive Ask

Have you KonMari'ed your house this spring? If you've found old Visitation items or photos, please consider donating to our Archives

April 6: Alumnae & Past Parent Happy Hour - Seven Brides for Seven Brothers


Calling all past techies, actresses, and supportive theater families - on April 6 at 5 p.m., there will be a reception in Lalor House in advance of the evening performance of the Visi-fied classic, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers."

RSVP to Suzie Egan, and purchase your performance tickets here!

April 11: Lenten Soup & Stations


Join alumnae, the Sisters, parents, students, and faculty to pray the Stations of the Cross. Children are welcome! The evening begins with a simple soup supper at 6 p.m. in the Dining Room followed by prayer.

RSVP here by April 5.

April 26 - 28: Reunion (4s and 9s)


Kick off Reunion weekend at our Happy Hour on campus, then join in on all the reunion festivities! Don't forget to make your reunion gift to support the Visitation Annual Fund and help your class earn the highest participation.  

May 11: Mass and Celebration of Dan Kerns' Service to Visitation


Join this community-wide Mass and celebration of Dan Kerns in his last year as Head of School. Mass at 5 p.m. will be followed by a reception in the Quad. RSVP here. If you would like to make a gift in his honor, support the Dan Kerns Legacy Fund here.

For more information about alumnae events or happenings, email Alumnae Relations Director Suzie Koones Egan '79. Can't attend our upcoming events? Download Evertrue to connect with alumnae near you, or join the Visi Alums Helping Alums group on Facebook and network online! 

Alumna Profile: Jamie Adasi '06


Jamie Adasi is a conscious entrepreneur, director of faith and spirituality at the Mental Health Center of Denver, writer, speaker, and owner of Jamie Adasi Consulting, LLC. As a first-generation Nigerian-American and graduate of Visitation, Jamie's mission is to help people create the lives they desire through her practical and spiritual teachings.


Starting in high school, Jamie began her self-reflective work educating others about multicultural and social justice issues affecting the nation. Yesterday, she spoke at our 17th annual Diversity Day - an event she once helped plan as a student - about how to use Salesian Spirituality as a tool for social justice. 


Read on to learn more about Jamie

Headlines & Happenings

Alumnae Book Club: "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter"

Nearly 30 alumnae came together for our second alumnae book club, discussing Carson McCuller's "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" with former English teacher Catherine Mattingly. With participation both over the phone and in person at Lalor House, the conversation lasted well into the evening.

Alumnae in the News
  • Sister Joan Foley '49 was featured in the Northeast Times for her work to help create a self-sustaining thrift shop, fundraising for the Medical Mission Sisters' longstanding international development and health initiatives. 
  • Rose Ann Alderson Sharp '62 was named a Women of Distinction Honoree "for her founding of the Never Again CA group, which advocates for gun control," as noted by Del Mar Times.
  • Maggie Rose '06 appeared on the Today Show last week, performing from her new album, "Change the Whole Thing."
  • Maine sophomore Maeve Carroll '17 played in this year's March Madness women's bracket, and was featured in a Washington Post article about the number of local high school athletes that are a part of the top collegiate basketball teams. 

If you have recently been featured in the news, share your link with us, and we may feature you in the next issue of Visi Views!

Did you recently get together with Visi classmates or run into a fellow Visi grad? Share your photo with us!

In Memoriam

Georgetown Visitation has received notification of the following deaths in our community. We pray for them, their families, and loved ones.



  • Mildred Goods JC '53



  • Sara Hines '66 on the death of her husband Arnold O'Donnell, and Peggy O'Donnell '72, Ann O'Donnell Greenberg '74, Mary Catherine O'Donnell '75, and Sheila O'Donnell Conley '77 on the death of their brother, Ann Marie Greenberg Tolman '00 and Kathryn Greenberg Matisick '02 on the death of their uncle, and Suzanne Hines Siegel '64 and Melissa Hines '69 on the death of their brother-in-law

  • Anne Williams '68 on the death of her mother, Jeanne Williams

  • Missy Beuchert '71, Mary Beth Beuchert Klotz '73, Ann Beuchert Massey '77, Kathy Beuchert Kehoe '80, Meg Beuchert Jones '84 on the death of their mother Mae Beuchert, and Anne Glassie Ciriello '04, Meghan Kehoe '08, Lucy Beuchert '10, Sammi Massey '10, and Lilly Kehoe '11, on the death of their grandmother.

  • Mary Alice Covington '71 and Joan Aburrow '74 on the death of their mother, Margaret Aburrow

  • Mary Ellen Spaniol Reed '73 and Annie Spaniol Paul '81 on the death of their sister, Meg Spaniol

  • Alice Shannon Hock '89 on the death of her mother, Barbara Shannon

  • Mary Bray '95 on the death of her father, William Bray

  • Amanda Kircher '07 on the death of her mother, Terry Kircher



We'd love to hear from you! Please send us your news and updates, photos, and new contact info via our web form



The Alumnae Office is happy to help! For any info on our programs, events or alumnae chapters, email Alumnae Relations Director Suzie Koones Egan '79 or call 202-787-5679.

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