We are an international, mission-driven congregation of Catholic women founded in 1880 by St. Frances Xavier Cabrini.

Who we are

The Missionary Sisters of the Sacred heart of Jesus

We are a religious Congregation of Catholic women founded by St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, a great Missionary deeply in love with Jesus.

We are women and lay partners and collaborators who share God’s love throughout the Earth, especially to those who are most needy“.

~ Sister Barbara Staley, MSC General Superior


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"The world is too small to limit ourselves to one point; I want to embrace it entirely and to reach all its parts."
~ Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini

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I can understand now that these wonderful Sisters were only concerned with reaching out to the peripheries – going out and ministering to people, including those in society who were considered to be “witch doctors”, as they still used traditional treatments.

These Cabrini Ministries were way ahead of their time, as even back then, they were able to understand that shepherds ought to smell like their sheep.

~ Father Ncamiso Aloysius Vilakati, eSwatini

Where our love reaches

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0 Combined years of MSC Sisters currently serving the Church through Religious Life
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“THEOLOGY OF HUMAN MOBILITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY – Migrants and Pilgrims as Our Ancestors” (September 20-22)

“THEOLOGY OF HUMAN MOBILITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY – Migrants and Pilgrims as Our Ancestors” (September 20-22)

Next week will take place online from Sep 20 to Sep 22 a Conference titled ” THEOLOGY OF HUMAN MOBILITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY – Migrants and Pilgrims as Our Ancestors ” organised by Scalabrini International Migration Institute – SIMI, USG and UISG. Sister Barbara Staley, MSC General Superior, invites all of us to partecipate….

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I moved to New Orleans in 2017 to assist with Campus Ministry at Cabrini High School.  It was a wonderful job.  New Orleans is so friendly and Catholic.  The downside of living there is the long hurricane season and the prospect of an evacuation. Many years ago, when the Ursuline Sisters were missioned to New…

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