“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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EVACUATION PLAN!

EVACUATION PLAN!

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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Mother Cabrini, Celestial Patroness of All Emigrants

Mother Cabrini, Celestial Patroness of All Emigrants

Mother Cabrini was proclaimed “Celestial Patroness of all emigrants” by Pope Pius XII in 1950, September the eight. This photo represents the official document kept in the Cabrini Museum in Codogno. If we think about the context in which this proclamation took place, it is something really surprising: Mother Cabrini became patroness of emigrants when…

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Embodying Catholic Social Teaching through Shared Ownership Investing

Embodying Catholic Social Teaching through Shared Ownership Investing

By Felipe Witchger & Elizabeth Garlow Over several weeks this Spring, 20 U.S. Catholic asset holders gathered on six different occasions to wrestle with the rarely-posed question: What would bold action in impact investing look like, if we use Catholic Social Teaching as our starting point?  The cohort included Kayoko Lyons, Director of Impact Investing for…

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Program “In your hands”

Program “In your hands”

Our Sister Roseni, Missionary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus participating in an interview on the theme: “Religious Vocation and its social aspects”. Program “In your hands” of the Archdiocese of Teresina -Piauí (Northeast Region of Brazil). Follow the other pictures with their respective guests to participate in this very interesting program by following this…

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A Spotlight on The Cabrinian Outreach for Immigrants

A Spotlight on The Cabrinian Outreach for Immigrants

LOVE in Action Please Save These Dates Announcing a new webinar series on immigration sponsored by the National Shrine of St. Cabrini in Chicago in collaboration with the Cabrini Retreat Center, Des Plaines, IL.  This fall we will be exploring how LOVE for immigrants finds its expression in the everyday services provided by our Cabrini…

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Biblical Formation in the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Brazil

Biblical Formation in the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Brazil

Sr. Roseni Teresinha Gonçalves MSC carries out the mission with the MSC community in the in Teresina, Pauí, in Brazil.In August they started a Biblical Formation. Together with the pastoral agents of the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Teresina and the group is studying of the Letter to the Galatians. “It is for…

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S. Angelo Lodigiano – Ce l’abbiamo fatta!

S. Angelo Lodigiano – Ce l’abbiamo fatta!

This is a message of hope and resilience from the school children in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano Este es un mensaje de esperanza y resistencia de los escolares de Sant Angelo Lodigiano Questo è un messaggio di speranza e di resilienza da parte dei bambini della scuola a Sant’Angelo Lodigiano Esta é uma mensagem de esperança e…

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Catholic Lecture Series

Catholic Lecture Series

Cabrini University’s Campus Ministry Department is excited to announce our speaker lineup for the Catholic Lecture Series during the Fall Semester. The department will welcome three experts in their respected fields to share their gifts and talents with the community.  Each speaker will use Campus Ministry’s theme, Shoulder to Shoulder¸ as their foundation for their conversations with…

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✧ Sharing Experience ~ HSR Leadership Seminar, Eswatini

✧ Sharing Experience ~ HSR Leadership Seminar, Eswatini

A total 12 leaders of Ministries in the Holy Spirit Region (HSR) participated in a Leadership Seminar held in Eswatini from 6 – 10 June 2021. The seminar aimed to equip HSR ministry leaders with much needed skills to successfully execute their leadership roles. It also aimed to provide a platform for the leaders to…

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World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

Today is World Humanitarian Aid Day. For us, the model in this sense is St Francesca Cabrini and in this regard we share an excerpt from the “Discourse on the heroic figure of Mother Cabrini in 1946” in which Pius XII wrote: “Look at her: study the way she has taken to guide you down…

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‘Laudato Si’ and Caring for our Common Home

‘Laudato Si’ and Caring for our Common Home

In his 2015 encyclical letter ‘Laudato Si’, Pope Francis called on the global community to live out a commitment in response to the ‘cry of the earth and the cry of the poor’. Recent global crises,  such as the current Covid-19 pandemic, have further demonstrated that there is an urgent need for action around environmental and social…

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15th August – Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven

15th August – Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven

From Epistolary of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini – Volume 3 Letters from 1897 to 1901 “On going to heaven, may the Most Holy Mary leave all her beautiful and magnanimous virtues to you”. From Between One Wave and Another “While we were contemplating, it seemed that from the sky, covered with graceful clouds, a small…

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Mater Gratiae Province – Turin

Mater Gratiae Province – Turin

Update on Turin After 121 years the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus leave the mission in Turin. Here is a detailed history from the beginnings until today. In Turin, the sisters ran a university hostel and a multimedia conference hall. Después de 121 años, los Misioneros del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús dejan la…

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NY Shrine Pilgrimage July 2021

NY Shrine Pilgrimage July 2021

Today, on International Youth Day, we rediscover these beautiful photos from the pilgrimage of many young people in July to the Cabrini Shrine in New York. “Last week the Shrine welcomed over 1,500 teens on pilgrimage en route to the Redemptoris Mater conference being held in Gettysburg, PA. It was wonderful to meet so many…

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Important visits in Rome and Codogno

Important visits in Rome and Codogno

Visit of the Ambassador of the Philippines S.E. Domingo P. Nolasco in Rome and in Codogno and visit of the Tabor Church at the Centre of Spirituality Mother Cabrini in Codogno by the Bishop of Lodi, Mons. Malvestitti. On August, 6 the Philippine Ambassador to the Italian Republic, H.E. Domingo P. Nolasco, visited the Curia…

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Cabrini Ministries Ethiopia: Our Love in Action

Cabrini Ministries Ethiopia: Our Love in Action

Our Love In Action: Cabrini Ministries Ethiopia Community Outreach and Centre of Life Rehabilitation It is impossible to forget the gaze of a child who is hungry, or the desperation of a mother trying to secure her child’s next meal. The need for food sustainability is primal, yet the ability to do so depends on…

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What happened in Spain (April-May 2021)

Today we discover a little about the activities in the Mater Gratiae Province in Spain during the months of April and May. Activities of the Province Spain During the month of April, we have continued to celebrate Easter. On this occasion we have carried out a dynamic to try to lead the students to the…

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PapaFrancesco #VersounNOIsemprepiùGrande #GMMR2021

PapaFrancesco #VersounNOIsemprepiùGrande #GMMR2021

In the new video, #PapaFrancesco invites us to learn to live together, in harmony and peace, to build a future enriched by diversity and intercultural relations.The direct testimony of those who daily work together in diversity demonstrates the possibility of realising this future “in colour”. #Onwards to an ever-greater year #GMMR2021 “Towards an ever greater…

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Pope’s prayer intention for August: Church on the way

Pope’s prayer intention for August: Church on the way

Pope Francis releases the prayer intention for the month of August, inviting everyone to work for a transformation of the Church – a work that begins with “a reform of ourselves” through an experience of prayer, charity and service, inspired by the Holy Spirit. By Benedict Mayaki, SJ In his video message for his prayer…

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Rallying for Immigrants

Rallying for Immigrants

On July 23rd, a group of 50 Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC members and staff attended the Immigrants are Essential Rally in New York City. CIS-NYC and over 1,000 New Yorkers marched through Chinatown and shut down the Manhattan Bridge as part of a nationwide day of action to demand a pathway to citizenship be…

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Hope and human flourishing in the workplace

Hope and human flourishing in the workplace

Julie Fleming of Cabrini Health Australia tells us about an extraordinary project. This is my story: Hope and human flourishing in the workplaceMother Cabrini said she would go to the ends of the earth as a missionary but at Cabrini Australia people from the ends of the earth come to us.For many at Cabrini Australia…

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World Trafficking Day – July 30, 2021

World Trafficking Day – July 30, 2021

Every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit, or destination for victims. Traffickers the world over continue to target women and girls. The poor and the vulnerable are most at risk. The vast majority of detected victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation and 35 per cent…

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Cabrini Lay Missionaries in Africa

Cabrini Lay Missionaries in Africa

Over the 5 years since we became a Region, we have been developing various aspects of our Regional ministries and structures. Recently, the development of a CLM group has been ‘ignited’, due to interest arising from within our current missions, as well as some interested persons in countries where the MSCs are not physically present….

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First World Day of Grandparents and Elderly People

First World Day of Grandparents and Elderly People

From Rome – Vatican: https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2021-07/world-day-grandparents-elderly-pope-prayer-released-dicastery-la.html From Rome – Vatican : https://www.vaticannews.va/en/church/news/2021-07/world-day-for-grandparents-and-the-elderly-is-the-ultimate-gift.html From St. Frances Cabrini Shrine, New York Today at the Shrine we honor grandparents and our elders. A fine time was had at a special coffee hour/tea in our retreat room hosted by Srs. Amarech, Aynalem, and Ayantu. Thank you! From Bethany Community, Buenos…

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Pope: Grandparents, elderly are bread that nourishes our life

Pope: Grandparents, elderly are bread that nourishes our life

In his homily on the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly, Pope Francis insists on the importance of young and old coming together in a covenantal sharing of life. By Christopher Wells As the Church marked the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly, Archbishop Rino Fisichella, celebrated Holy Mass in the…

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A Way of the Cross in Codogno for the victims of Covid

A Way of the Cross in Codogno for the victims of Covid

Una nuova Via Crucis nel cortile dell Centro di Spiritualità di Codogno, dedicata a tutte le persone che nel dramma del Covid hanno perso la vita e in modo speciale a oloro che hanno dato la vita per salvare altri. È stata benedetta lo scorso 11 giugno, in occasione della Festa del Sacro Cuore di…

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#CAREAGAINSTTRAFFICKING

#CAREAGAINSTTRAFFICKING

On July 30th, Talitha Kum invites all networks, partners and friends to join our online activation marking the UN’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Together, we want to tell a story of care. Our aim is to show that care can make a difference along every step of the journey to combat human trafficking –…

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Happy Birthday, Mother Cabrini

Happy Birthday, Mother Cabrini

On July 15, the entire Cabrini World remember the birth of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini. On this occasion, in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano, Mother Cabrini’s hometown, takes place the traditional flight of the dove. The children of the summer camp in the front row, with their eyes wide open and their noses in the air. All around…

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Together for the 75th Anniversary of Mother Cabrini’s Canonization

Together for the 75th Anniversary of Mother Cabrini’s Canonization

Yesterday we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Mother Cabrini’s Canonization. During the day, the Sisters met online from all the parts of the world to spend a moment of joy and sharing the love for the mission. It was also a moment to pray for the Sisters and communities who are going through difficult times,…

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IL SOLENNE RITO

IL SOLENNE RITO

IL 7 LUGLIO, IV Domenica dopo la Pentecoste, la Santità di Nostro Signore il Sommo Pontefice Pio XII ha proceduto, nella Basilica Vaticana, alla solenne Canonizzazione della Beata Francesca Saverio Cabrini, Fondatrice dell’Istituto delle Missionarie del Sacro Cuore. Il sacro Rito ha avuto inizio alle 7:30, ora in cui il grande corteo del Clero regolare…

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With the Scalabrinian Sisters to support refugees in Rome

With the Scalabrinian Sisters to support refugees in Rome

Today the General Council of the Missionary Sister of the Sacred Heart of Jesus received the visit of the Leadership Team of the Scalabrinian Sisters. It was an occasion to see each other and to discuss and update about the project Chaire Gynai. The project is carried out in Rome by the Scalabrinian Sisters in…

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Sharing Experiences– Sr. Joseane Cabral MSC

Sharing Experiences– Sr. Joseane Cabral MSC

I am Sr. Joseane Cabral Soares, an MSC from Brazil. Two years ago, I arrived in Melbourne,Australia, in the state of Victoria. Australia feels like the end of the earth!When I arrived here in May, 2019, I was deeply desolate, both spiritually and emotionally. Theunexpected deaths of my grandmother, Marisa, and then my father, were…

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Sacred Heart Feast in Guadalupe Province

Sacred Heart Feast in Guadalupe Province

A Day of Commitment and Celebration The Cabrini Lay Missionaries (CLMs), Guadalupe Province, shared a beautiful Feast of the Sacred Heart and the celebration continued until June 13th.On the Feast Day, we had a special prayer service, via Zoom. During the service, Adela Jarquin and Marianne McGowan, renewed their commitment to the CLMs for 3…

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Thanks for serving refugees all over the world

Thanks for serving refugees all over the world

Today is World Refugee Day and we deeply want to thank all the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus all over the world that, together with our lay collaborators and Sharers of the Charism, work tirelessly , on the front lines or hidden, and continue Mother Cabrini’s work in taking care of migrants…

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Sacred Heart of Jesus in MSC World

Sacred Heart of Jesus in MSC World

Last Friday, 11 June, the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus was celebrated in different parts of the world.The Sacred Heart at the centre of our mission continues to flood with its love so many realities that remember it with joy. On this solemn day the sisters renew their vows.Between celebrations and festivities we…

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Sisters serving at the border: news from Catholic Charities USA to Cabrini Mission Foundation

Sisters serving at the border: news from Catholic Charities USA to Cabrini Mission Foundation

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious ( LCWR ) is the association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic women religious in the United States. The conference has about 1350 members, who represent nearly 80 percent of the approximately 49,000 women religious in the United States. Founded in 1956, the conference assists its members to…

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120th anniversary of the Colegio Sagrado Corazón

120th anniversary of the Colegio Sagrado Corazón

This video was made to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Colegio Sagrado Corazón in Villa Mercedes, Argentina. With music dedicated to Saint Frances Cabrini and images of the history of this Institute. Happy Birthday #CollegioSagradoCuore 120 years of life.College founded by #SaintFrancescaJavierCabrini (foundress of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart) on 26th May 1901.Today…

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Commemoration Day of the Revolution of 25 May 1810

Commemoration Day of the Revolution of 25 May 1810

With the first rays of the May sun, Argentina is dressed in light blue and white because there is the joy of celebration, the warmth of the Homeland… time that, as a people, we remember our history to savour, value and give thanks for Freedom, as a gift from God and the heroic action of…

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Smiles, Reminiscence and Fun!

Smiles, Reminiscence and Fun!

Walking onto the Dementia Unit at St. Cabrini Nursing Home is always a special and unique experience.  On April 14, 2021, the atmosphere was festive as five residents were gathered around the “Magic Table.”  The Magic Table, otherwise known as a “Tovertafel,” is a ceiling-based, high-quality projector that contains infrared sensors, a loudspeaker and a processer…

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SANTA CABRINI YOUTH CENTRE STRENGTHENING THE PROTECTION NETWORK

SANTA CABRINI YOUTH CENTRE STRENGTHENING THE PROTECTION NETWORK

In the Brazilian calendar, May 18th is the national day for combating sexual abuse and exploitation of children and adolescents and the Santa Cabrini Youth Center holds several activities with families and the community in general in commemoration of the date. This year, we had the recognition of the municipal government for the relevant work…

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Prayer marathon for the end of the pandemic

Prayer marathon for the end of the pandemic

“So, enter the interior sanctuary of your soul, see what virtues are lacking and promise to study assiduously how to practicethem in very difficult moments; then you will have a beautiful bouquet to present to Our Lady each day. She, however, will notbe outdone in generosity and you will see what graces she will bestow…

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Annual Mass for Migrants – London, UK

Annual Mass for Migrants – London, UK

On the 1st of May 2021, in London, our Parish, St. William of York, celebrated the 16th ‘Mass for Migrants’. This Mass has been celebrated every May Bank Holiday since 2006, when it was first introduced by the then Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Conner. Each year since then, the event has reminded Londoners…

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Cabrini Mission Foundation – Educating with the heart

Cabrini Mission Foundation – Educating with the heart

“Education with a Heart” Cabrini Mission Foundation recently purchased twenty-five (25) chrome books, now allowing current students in need to continue their online classes and virtual schooling during the current pandemic. Mother Cabrini based her work on “education of the heart”; promoting Gospel values, critical thinking and openness towards others.  Through this initiative and all…

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CMF Immigration Work Update in Cabrini Mission Foundation

CMF Immigration Work Update in Cabrini Mission Foundation

The Cabrini Mission Foundation has a long history of working with migrants and displaced people. Responding to the Gospel call for justice and love, honoring the Catholic Social Teachings on the dignity of all persons, and continuing the legacy of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Patroness of Immigrants, the Cabrini Mission Foundation is committed to: WELCOME as…

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Cabrini Guatemala: Nourishing Lives for Christ in Barcenas

Cabrini Guatemala: Nourishing Lives for Christ in Barcenas

The Cabrini mission in Guatemala focuses on the most vulnerable population through the San Jose Dispensary in Zone 6 of the capital city, and the Mother Cabrini Dispensary in Barcena Villa Nueva. The service provided by Cabrini Guatemala in Barcena focuses on curative and preventive medical care and the integral development of the individual, the…

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Overcoming Isolation Through – Art and Storytelling

Overcoming Isolation Through – Art and Storytelling

What an exciting day April 22nd turned out to be for Cabrini of Westchester. On that day, Deborah Mosley, a trained storyteller, Ellen Tessitore, a certified NY State Teacher and Lorraine Campanelli, Director of Cabrini Immigrant Services (CIS), Dobbs Ferry, NY presented a workshop at a national conference. The workshop, ‘Intergenerational, Intercultural Art and Storytelling…

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Celebrating our Sisters on Mother’s Day

Celebrating our Sisters on Mother’s Day

Dear Sisters,We know you have suffered great loss in this past year, with many Sisters passing away especially in the past few months. As a sign of love and solidarity, on Mother’s Day we are sending a gift from as many of us as possible. You Sisters mean so much in the life of each…

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At rosary, pope prays resources move from military to pandemic prevention

At rosary, pope prays resources move from military to pandemic prevention

by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service Pope Francis prays the rosary with about 160 people in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican May 1, 2021. The pope began a monthlong rosary marathon praying for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) VATICAN CITY — Under the gaze of a seventh-century icon of Mary, Pope Francis launched…

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Santa Cabrini Youth Centre

Santa Cabrini Youth Centre

On the last day of our Bookfoot we were graced with a wealth of activities including storytelling from the Little Prince, led by social educator Leaneida, reinforcing the need for self-care, to captivate and value the time we spend with those we love. The activity is part of the campaign “I take care of me,…

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Formation course on Saint Joseph

Formation course on Saint Joseph

Yesterday at the Generalate in Rome, Sr. Maria Regina MSC held the first training session of a cycle she had designed for Curia employees on St Joseph. On the occasion of the year proclaimed by Pope Francis dedicated to him and on the eve of Labour Day, we reflected on the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde…

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125th Anniversary of Colegio Santa Rosa

125th Anniversary of Colegio Santa Rosa

On May 8, Santa Rosa school in Argentina will be 125 years old! “This year we celebrate the 125th anniversary of Colegio Santa Rosa, City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.We started this journey last year with the slogan “125 Years, 12 Stories and 1 School” with some videos shared on the 8th of each month. As…

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Earth Day in Cabrini World

Earth Day in Cabrini World

Today is the Earth Day ! 🙏🏽😁🌏❤️ From the very beginning, Mother Cabrini was careful for the Mother Earth. In “Between one wave and another” Mother Cabrini wrote to the students of the Magisterium a thought of absolute modernity and topicality:“The world of today, which seems to be moving backwards towards paganism, in spite of…

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At America’s Door: Serving Those in the Shadows,Sisters Follow in Footsteps of Women Long Gone

At America’s Door: Serving Those in the Shadows,Sisters Follow in Footsteps of Women Long Gone

When it comes to helping immigrants, Catholic sisters are one of the few constants in a tempestuous American landscape often shaped by hostility and division. “They are invested in the marginalized and dispossessed,” said Dr. Margaret McGuinness, a religious professor at LaSalle University in Philadelphia and author of Called to Serve: A History of Nuns…

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Missioning in South Sudan

Missioning in South Sudan

Watch this beautiful video sent from our Sister Therese Merandi MSC, that is in South in South Sudan at the moment, missioning at the “Good Shepherd Peace Center” together with Solidarity with South Sudan. Discover the several activities in this structure despite the pandemic.  Vea este hermoso video enviado por nuestra Hermana Therese Merandi MSC,…

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