St. Frances Cabrini Province Newsletter

St. Frances Cabrini Province Newsletter

We communicate with great joy that on the day of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the first edition of the St. Frances Cabrini Province Newsletter came out. The goal of this publication is to make the work of the Cabrini Sisters even better known among lay co-responsibles in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, as well as…

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Cabrini Mission Foundation has a new Ambassador

Cabrini Mission Foundation has a new Ambassador

Cabrini Mission Foundation is excited to announce Emmy Award-winning actor, producer, storyteller, and activist, John Leguizamo, is joining the Foundation as an Ambassador. With his remarkable talent, commitment to social justice, and drive to create positive change, John embodies the spirit of the mission to serve and empower communities in need. The entire article on:…

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Cabrini Guatemala activities on May

Cabrini Guatemala activities on May

Here are the Cabrini Guatemala activities carried out by Dispensario San Jose Zone 6 and Dispensario Madre Cabrini during the month of May. Bonfire Group: It is a care project for the family, including adolescents and parents, to receive mental and emotional health counseling. Happy Mothers Day: Celebration of social programs (children and mothers, as well…

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The celebration of the life of Sr. Lina Colombini

The celebration of the life of Sr. Lina Colombini

Yesterday, May 27, 2024, the farewell liturgy or, rather, the celebration of the life of Mother Lina Colombini was held at the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer and St. Francesca Cabrini on Via Sicilia in Rome. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrBqAutJB0I After the celebration that had taken place on May 23 in Codogno at the Tabor Church, a…

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Cabrinian Lay Missionaries meeting

Cabrinian Lay Missionaries meeting

On Saturday the 18th, Cabrinian Lay Missionaries gathered in the Bethany Community of CABA (Argentina). The theme of the meeting was “The Joy of Mission.” The moderators of the meeting were Fr. César Scicchitano Tagle and Sr. Flora Giovagnoli.Fr. César took cues from the New Testament while Sr. Flora from Mother Cabrini’s writings.Afterwards they participated…

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In Loving Memory of Sr. Lucille Souza

In Loving Memory of Sr. Lucille Souza

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Sr. Lucille Souza on May 16th, 2024. Sr. Lucille embraced God’s call, returning home after a life dedicated to service and caring for others.Her commitment to service stands as an example for us all. Having celebrated 61 years of religious life last August, Sr. Lucille’s profound dedication…

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“Caring is the Essence of Nursing” – Jean Watson

“Caring is the Essence of Nursing” – Jean Watson

Cabrini of Westchester was proud to recognize the hard work and dedication of the nursing staff during Nurses’ Week which took place from May 6th through May 12th. The week was full of activities to honor the amazing nurses who take care of our residents each day! Special meals were provided, small tokens of gratitude…

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Francesca Cabrini at Tgr Rai 3 Lombardia

Francesca Cabrini at Tgr Rai 3 Lombardia

At the end of the 19th century, Francesca Cabrini set out as a missionary nun from the town in the Lodi area where she was born to New York to assist Italian migrants who were literally starving and being discriminated against because of their origins and conditions. The Saint’s story has become a film that…

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Second International Economic and Financial Meeting

The first day of the Second International Economic and Financial Meeting was held this morning at Casa Cabrini at Via Sicilia in Rome. After the presentation of the participants we had in Zoom connection Professor Luigino Bruni who gave a talk on the economic dimension in communities. The finance meetings will end on Saturday morning….

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April activities at Cabrini Guatemala

April activities at Cabrini Guatemala

During the month of April have been carried out some activities in Cabrini Guatemala with the social programs. A training and entrepreneurship workshop for women with a diploma in sewing (clothing processing). A floral decoration workshop for women. Some pregnant women learned about special exercises with physiotherapy guidance. Some mental health care with psychology project…

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See you in Codogno!

See you in Codogno!

From April 4 to 7, the International Meeting for Pastoral Vocations was held in Codogno, Italy, where sisters and lay people discussed the challenges of pastoral vocations in our time and in our Institute. It was a chance to plan together for the future, but also to hear about the historical-social context, the situation of…

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Repairing the Irreparable

Repairing the Irreparable

Meetings of the course “Repairing the Irreparable” continued each half day featured two talks of half an hour each followed by a panel discussion.The topics covered were historical, anthropological, spiritual to topics of current events.Although the setting of the conference was academic it was very nice to witness the testimony of those who work with…

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The Congress “Repairing the irreparable”

The Congress “Repairing the irreparable”

In Rome from May 1 to 5 at Villa Aurelia, headquarters of the Generalate of the Dehonian Fathers, there’s the Congress “Repairing the irreparable,” organized by the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Paray-le-Moniale. This congress is organized on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the Jubilee of the Sacred Heart. To commemorate the…

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Romereports.com’s report

Romereports.com’s report

Here Romereports.com‘s report on the cartoon about Pope Francis by Tabor Producciones. The interview with the creator of the video, Tabor Producciones director Israel Arenas, and Sister Stella Maris Elena, General Councilor of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, on the importance of this cartoon and Catholic audiovisuals in general.

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Welcome/Thank-you Masses

Welcome/Thank-you Masses

Here the photos of our Welcome/Thank-you Masses that were held on Saturday, April 13th & Sunday, April 14th. At both Masses, board members thanked Barb Willis for her 2+ years as interim Executive Director & also welcomed myself as the new Executive Director. After each Mass, a reception was held for the community members to…

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A plaque for the well built in Wallacha

A plaque for the well built in Wallacha

A plaque for the well built in Wallacha with funding from the Lions Club was presented to the Cabrinian family last April 20 in Codogno.The president and former president of the Codogno Casalpusterlengo Lions Club donated the plaque that will be affixed to the well to the Regional Superior of Holy Spirit Sr. Barbara and…

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61st World Day of Prayer for Vocations

61st World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Today is the 61st World Day of Prayer for Vocations. From the Holy Father’s message written for this occasion we read, “In this year 2024, dedicated precisely to prayer in preparation for the Jubilee, we are called to rediscover the priceless gift of being able to dialogue with the Lord, heart to heart, thus becoming…

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Pilgrims of the Month

Pilgrims of the Month

A nor’easter on November 26, 1950 made driving from Mulberry Street to Columbus Hospital difficult. The labor that Mrs. Fusco endured once at the hospital Mother Cabrini founded was not easy, either. Complications arose because the umbilical cord was wrapped around baby Joseph’s neck. As Joseph recently wrote, “Through the screams and anguish my mother prayed for the intercession of Mother Cabrini and…

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Centro Astalli Annual Report

Centro Astalli Annual Report

The presentation of the Centro Astalli Annual Report was held this morning at the General Congregation Hall, General Curia of the Society of Jesus.Speakers included H.E. Msgr. Enrico Trevisi Bishop of Trieste and Nathalie Tocci – Director, Institute of International Affairs.Presenting the data of the Report was Fr. Camillo Ripamonti – President Centro Astalli and…

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The Newspaper Article that Saved Mother Cabrini

The Newspaper Article that Saved Mother Cabrini

Plus, New Limited Edition Mother Cabrini Tiny Saint In the new film Cabrini, there is a scene where Mother Cabrini’s situation in New York is tenuous. She doesn’t have any money, her support is waning, and she’s worried about returning to Italy a failure. She’s interviewed for an article that directs the eyes of New…

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Emotions of the virtual journey through the memories of Mother Cabrini

Emotions of the virtual journey through the memories of Mother Cabrini

Alexander had always enjoyed surfing the Internet. He followed his thoughts and occasionally clicked on some topic that caught his attention and got lost in reading, delving deeper, always finding interesting topics. During the lockdown, the web had become his library, his study room. Thanks to the web and the mythical Academia.edu he had managed…

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Mother Cabrini and the Titanic

Mother Cabrini and the Titanic

Here is Mother Cabrini’s letter to Sr. Gesuina Dotti, where at the beginning it reads: “So far I have received only two of your letters, and if you have sent five, then it must be said that I went down to the depths with the Titanic. If I had gone to London, I could have…

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Screening of “An Italian Woman (Cabrini)” in Madrid

Screening of “An Italian Woman (Cabrini)” in Madrid

A private screening of the film “An Italian Woman (Cabrini)” was held on Wednesday, April 10 at 8:15 p.m. at Cines Verdi in Madrid (C/ Bravo Murillo, 28). The film will then be released in theaters on May 10. So we attended this preview at the invitation of the Bishops’ Conference Communication Commission. The screening…

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Thinking about Compassion with Mother Cabrini

Thinking about Compassion with Mother Cabrini

Mother Cabrini’s compassion was an outpouring of her love of Jesus. The materials below are designed to help you think through what compassion is and to consider how St. Frances Cabrini might help you grow in it. Thinking about Compassion with Mother Cabrini – Cabrini Shrine NYC

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April’s Mother Cabrini Story

April’s Mother Cabrini Story

Danger in Denver Mother Cabrini rushed to the hospital as soon as she heard Fr. Lepore was shot. According to early reports, a man named Giuseppe Sorice entered Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, began an argument with the pastor over a game of cards, then fired three rounds. Fr. Lepore wrested the gun away…

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Cabrini movie in Guatemala

Cabrini movie in Guatemala

On 5 April, was the premiere of the film “Cabrini” in Guatemala, for which we held a special activity inviting partner organisations, programme beneficiaries, current and former workers. This activity also had a ‘forum’ (analysis of the film), highlighting the current situation of migration, the role of women and the work of missionaries. This forum…

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International meeting for the vocation ministry

International meeting for the vocation ministry

From April 4-7, the international meeting for the vocation ministry of our Institute was held in Codogno. Accompanying the sessions were two Missionary priests of the Holy Spirit from the Cruces group. There were many moments of work, discussion, prayer and sharing. On April 5 and 6, Sr. Maria Regina and Sr. Terezinha Esperança served…

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For Sr. Clari Eva Corso

For Sr. Clari Eva Corso

The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus announce with great sorrow the return to God’s home of Sr. Clari Eva Corso on Sunday, March 3. Sr. Clari was Provincial Superior of Brazil and General Assistant of Latin America from 1984 to 1990. We pray for her soul, may she rest in the peace of…

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Cabrini Movie

Cabrini Movie

These weeks we are witnessing the promotion of Alejandro Monteverde’s film “Cabrini” produced by Angel Studios. Please contact your local cinema for showtimes in countries that do not have links. Stay tuned! Discover more at this link: https://www.angel.com/blog/cabrini/posts/cabrini-international-release-dates The following newspapers reported on the film: Avvenire e Il cittadino di Lodihttps://www.avvenire.it/chiesa/pagine/8-marzo-esce-il-film-su-santa-francesca-cabrini?fbclid=IwAR3e15E9U8UTripU3Hs4O6hw2Xwjvcx8HW6YA9Fw3wiZl0gDinDAAWY8QS8 https://www.ilcittadino.it/stories/cultura/cinema-madre-cabrini-torna-america-esce-negli-usa-film-sulla-vita-della-o_113717_96/ Other newspapers: Cbsnews.com…

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Teatro Juvenil Corazon Sin Fronteras in Mexico announces a great news!

Teatro Juvenil Corazon Sin Fronteras in Mexico announces a great news!

Teatro Juvenil Corazon Sin Fronteras with the support of the Diocese of El Paso is pleased to announce a great news. For them this was a great opportunity for their children and youth to not only be part of a great theatre production, but to come and learn more about Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini and…

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World Women’s Observatory launches its School for Synodality!

World Women’s Observatory launches its School for Synodality!

UMOFC’s School of Synodality: Women’s Mission in the Synodal Church will begin on Feb. 27. This school is a new initiative proposed by the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations (UMOFC) through its World Women’s Observatory (WWO). From February 27 to 29, webinars in Spanish, French, and English discussing the Synthesis Report from the first…

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Sr. Barbara is a a new member of the RFC Board of Directors

Sr. Barbara is a a new member of the RFC Board of Directors

We are happy to announce that our former General Superior and now Region Superior Sr. Barbara Staley began her term as a new member of the RFC Board of Directors in January.The Religion Formation Conference is grateful to Sister Barbara and the other new leaders who have stepped up and agreed to serve the Conference…

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50 years of Educational Service

50 years of Educational Service

Technical Institute “La Inmaculada” – Managua, Nicaragua      As an Institution we have reached our 50 years of educational service rooted in the wound of the Heart of Christ, and we are preparing to celebrate this history reflecting on what we have built as memory, as Church, as People of God accompanied by the presence of…

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Thanksgiving for 25 Years of Life Given in Ethiopian land

Thanksgiving for 25 Years of Life Given in Ethiopian land

Our “soul sings the greatness of the Lord” who has done and is doing wonders through mission in Ethiopia.On Jan. 27, we celebrated the Mass of Thanksgiving for 25 Years of Life Given in this land of blessing, Ethiopian land, where the people manifest their faith in God who is the Lord of all things.We…

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Let us give thanks to God!

Let us give thanks to God!

We give thanks to God for the gifts we have received these past few weeks! Sister Luciana Galdina De Sousa and Sister Laura Elizabeth Sanchez professed their perpetual vows last January 21 and February 2, respectively. Sister Luciana in the parish of St. Ignatius of Loyola and St. Paul the Apostle in São Paulo, Brazil….

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II Day

II Day

Second day of triduum in preparation for the 25th anniversary of MSCs’ missionary presence in Ethiopia. Here are the songs, prayers and testimonies of this day. Below is the final song and prayer. Secondo giorno di triduo in preparazione al 25 anniversario della presenza missionaria delle MSC in Etiopia. Ecco i canti, le preghiere e…

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Celebrata la festa in onore di santa Francesca Cabrini – 24 Settembre 2023

Celebrata la festa in onore di santa Francesca Cabrini – 24 Settembre 2023

PALMA DI MONTECHIARO Come ha invocato l’arcivescovo di Catania Luigi Renna sul caso migranti «non giriamo la testa d’altra parte». Una invocazione questa che per diversi anni è stata rispettata da una associazione di missionari laici che venerano santa Francesca Cabrini. La donna cioè che, in missione nelle Americhe, con il suo amore per le…

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