The Feast of the Visitation: A Rookie Anglican Guide

Posted on May 31, 2023

The Church celebrates the Feast of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth and Zechariah on May 31st. It commemorates Mary’s visit to her cousin Elizabeth, Jesus’s first meeting with John the Baptist while both were in utero, and Mary’s joyful praise as expressed in her Magnificat. The Collect Almighty God, by whose grace…