Visitation may refer to:
* In United States Law, the term for the right of a non-custodial parent to visit with their children, elsewhere known as
* An official visit, usually for purposes of inspection, and the record of that visit. Both in English and Spanish (colonial) history. In religion:
* The Visitation, a
Christian liturgical feast day(31 May or 2 July) commemorating the visit of the Blessed Virgin Maryto St. Elizabethas recorded in the Gospel of Luke1:39-56.
Tablet of Visitationrefers to specific prayers used in Islamand the Bahá'í Faithwhile visiting the shrines of its founders, saints or martyrs.
Canonical visitationis an inspection made by a clergymanauthorised under canon law, such as an archbishop, bishop, or archdeacon.
* a Funeral Visitation, in the United States and Canada, a funeral custom where a mourner visits the deceased person's family and views the body lying in the casket, either at a funeral home or church.
*Heraldic visitations were made to establish the right of a person to bear arms, and are used today in genealogical research.
In popular culture:
The Visitation (book)a 1999 contemporary Christian novel by Frank Peretti.
The Visitation (film)a 2006 film based upon the above book.
* Supernatural Visitation, an experience of presence or communication between the recently deceased and their spouse or progeny
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