On Saint Joseph

On Saint Joseph

Pope Francis calls St. Joseph a beloved Father, a Father in tenderness, a Father in obedience, a Father in welcome, a Father of creative courage, a Father of work and a Father in the shadows. This Saint, not only is loved and venerated as the Patron of the universal Church, but as the Protector of…

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Pope Francis and Saint Frances Cabrini

Pope Francis and Saint Frances Cabrini

Remembering Saint Cabrini, a native of this land, the Pope goes with his thoughts to the experience of his own family emigrating to Argentina. The Pontiff then recalls that it was in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano that a great saint was born: Francesca Xavier Cabrini, founder in Codogno of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and proclaimed…

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Being missionaries today

Being missionaries today

Women who go beyond. This is how missionaries can be defined, here paraphrasing Madeleine Delbrêl’s definition. Those women who set out towards distant horizons and remote places where they live in the sense of being witnesses and, often, die as martyrs. In addition, those are the women who «without a boat» cross cultural, social and…

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UNANIMA International

UNANIMA International

From Feb. 23 – 25 the Board Members met in NYC at Cabrini Apartments on E. 19th Street. The representatives from each of the 23 member congregations of religious women form a unique group, spanning 85 countries. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet them plus the administrative staff. For the past three years, Sr….

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Mother Cabrini Arrives in Nicaragua

Mother Cabrini Arrives in Nicaragua

In 1891, Mother Cabrini traveled with 28 Missionary Sisters from Italy to New York. Most of the group was bound for Nicaragua, where Mother Cabrini had been invited to establish a school for girls in Granada.  Once in the U.S. they boarded the steamer New York and after a harrowing voyage entered the Gulf of Corinto. The New…

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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS  FOR LENT 2023

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2023

Lenten Penance and the Synodal Journey  Dear brothers and sisters! The Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke all recount the episode of the Transfiguration of Jesus. There we see the Lord’s response to the failure of his disciples to understand him. Shortly before, there had been a real clash between the Master and Simon Peter,…

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The value of partnership on mission

The value of partnership on mission

  Two years ago, two research groups at the University of Milan led by Prof. Elisabetta Tanzi and Prof. Mario Raviglione began preparing for a collaborative research project with the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Cabrini Ministries eSwatini. The concept was to trial a non-invasive screening method to encourage women to…

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Press review of Meo Carbone’s exhibition (In Italian)

Press review of Meo Carbone’s exhibition (In Italian)

MILANO – Continua l’infaticabile opera dell’eclettico artista Meo Carbone ( nella foto , una sua opera) nel raccontare l’Emigrazione italiana con la mostra ‘Madre Cabrini, l’Angelo dei migranti. Ieri – Oggi – Domani’, dedicata a Madre Francesca Saverio Cabrini, allestita in Palazzo Pirelli di Regione Lombardia ed esposta fino al 15 febbraio 2023. Questo prezioso contributo costituisce un’altra tappa del significativo percorso…

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Interesting St. Cabrini Information

Interesting St. Cabrini Information

from Maria Williams, Cabrini Scholar I have just discovered an out of out-of-print English edition of the Travels of Mother Cabrini is now available for free online Internet Archive: Travels of Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini : foundress of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus : Frances Xavier Cabrini : Free Download, Borrow,…

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World Day of the Sick

World Day of the Sick

“Sufferers must not feel separated by the virus of indifference.” On Saturday, the statue of Our Lady of Lourdes, framed with flowers and lamps, radiated the light of Hope. On the occasion of the World Day dedicated to the sick, Bishop Maurizio Malvestiti’s celebration welcomed the prayers of many people who have turned to the…

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International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

“Journeying in dignity” is the theme of the 9th Edition of the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, celebrated around Feb. 8, 2023. In 2022, we have experienced major changes as well as the aggravation of crises. In this context, the number of both at-risk groups and people suffering from trafficking violence…

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A Tale of Chicago

A Tale of Chicago

Trusting in Jesus in Difficulty It’s easy to imagine that because Mother Cabrini founded 67 missions in 40 locations across three continents, everything went smoothly. The reality was that nearly every mission began with challenges. This did not trouble Mother Cabrini in the slightest. Her attitude toward obstacles was rooted in her certainty that if…

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Argentine journalist triumphs in the United States: he won 3 Emmy Awards

Argentine journalist triumphs in the United States: he won 3 Emmy Awards

Hernán Fratto, former journalist of América TV and A24, was distinguished with three Emmy awards in the city of Chicago. On Saturday, November 3, the 64th annual Emmy Awards ceremony of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences of the United States took place. The event was held at the exclusive Grand Ballroom of…

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World Day of Consecrated Life – Lodi

World Day of Consecrated Life – Lodi

Choosing to take leave of everything while remaining in the heart of the world A choice that may seem to be “against” the world, but is actually “for” the world, because consecrating one’s life to the Lord is a revolutionary act in the world: the depth of faith challenging the superficiality of the world, the…

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World Day of Consecrated Life

World Day of Consecrated Life

On Feb. 2, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, the Church has been celebrating the World Day of Consecrated Life for 27 years. The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus also celebrate this important occasion. We share with you an excerpt from the Holy Father Francis’ homily for the XXVI World Day…

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An itinerary on Mother Cabrini

An itinerary on Mother Cabrini

In Milan, the Central Station was named after Mother Cabrini. The Association of Mantuans in the World and Lombards in the World, became the promoter of an itinerary to commemorate the Saint’s life, through three moments: An exhibition curated by Artist Meo Carbone to be held at the Pirelli Palace in Milan from February 1…

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And we went on a mission!!

And we went on a mission!!

“All power has been given to me in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make all nations my disciples.” Matt 28.18 The only thing we want to share with the entire Cabriniana Family is that in Managua from January 6 to 16 of this new year 2023, 2 sisters with the young people (students,…

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A drawing for the Chinese year of the rabbit

A drawing for the Chinese year of the rabbit

Cecilia is a Chinese girl who studies at our elementary school, Santa Francesca Saverio Cabrini, on Via Anagni in Rome. She is a fifth grader and her drawing was chosen to be posted on streetcars in Rome to mark the Chinese Year of the Rabbit, which falls in this 2023. It is a real joy…

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World Education Day

World Education Day

“The ‘education of the heart is an educational method that evangelizes us and others; it is a path that leads us to live our lives with serenity, to engage it fruitfully, and to pass it on to those who follow us.” “Mother Cabrini: Education of the Heart, the Path of Interiority” by Sister Maria Barbagallo…

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Getting to know you~ Sr. Elfinesh Zergena MSC

Getting to know you~ Sr. Elfinesh Zergena MSC

Tell us a bit about yourself: My name is Sr. Elfinesh Zergena, and I was born and raised in Afama Adil, Boloso Sore Woreda, Wolayta Zone, in southern Ethiopia. I have been with the Missionary Sisters since 2003 when I began my formation journey; before that, I was a High School student. In 2016, I…

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Cabrinian November and December Christmas

Cabrinian November and December Christmas

We began the month of November remembering our Saints, and through their cooperative efforts, the primary students have worked on different Saints. The technique of the broken template has allowed us to record everything we have learned about the values and virtues of men and women like us, who were chosen by God, and called…

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56th WORLD DAY OF PEACE

56th WORLD DAY OF PEACE

No one can be saved alone.Combatting Covid-19 together, embarking together on paths of peace “Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers and sisters, you do not need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night” (First Letter…

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St. Daniel Comboni’s Feast in South Sudan

St. Daniel Comboni’s Feast in South Sudan

We started our week by celebrating St. Daniel Comboni’s Day, in the Settlement of Pagirnya, in the community dedicated to this great missionary saint. All these people coming from South Sudan were evangelized through the missionary works founded by Daniel Comboni. These people carry in their minds and hearts such a lively faith and such…

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Message of the Superior General Sr. Maria Eliane Azevedo da Silva for the 108th World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Message of the Superior General Sr. Maria Eliane Azevedo da Silva for the 108th World Day of Migrants and Refugees

A proposta do Papa Francisco para o 108º Dia Mundial do Migrante e Refugiado, ano 2022, com o tema “Construir o futuro com migrantes e refugiados” se torna concreto em muitas de nossas ações missionárias realizadas em diversos países. Com fidelidade ao desejo missionário de Santa Francisca Xavier Cabrini, reconhecida nos Estados Unidos, como padroeira…

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UNANIMA’s Meeting, September 2022

UNANIMA’s Meeting, September 2022

From September 15 to 17, 2022, I attended the second annual UNANIMA’s meeting, which took place at Thomas Berry Place, Queens, NYC. It was a special time together after 2 years of online meetings. All Sisters representatives were very excited to meet one another and sharing all that has happened during this long time. Besides…

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Santa Francisca Cabrini será empossada no Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

Hoje, 15 de Março de 2023, Santa Francisca Cabrini será empossada no Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame com uma cerimônia e celebração oficial no Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel. A Madre Cabrini receberá este prestigioso prêmio pelas suas extraordinárias realizações como protetora e defensora dos imigrantes, das crianças e dos pobres. Ela foi nomeada pela Sociedade…

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Inauguração do “Centro de Atención Integral al Migrante, Casa Myrna Mack”

Ontem, no Dispensario San Josè na Guatemala, foi realizada a inauguração do ‘Centro de Atención Integral al Migrante, Casa Myrna Mack’, um projeto liderado pela Rede Jesuíta com Migrantes, no qual as Irmãs Missionárias do Sagrado Coração de Jesus tiveram uma participação ativa para sua implementação, seguindo os passos de MadreCabrini (Padroeira Universal dos Migrantes)….

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Santa Francesca Cabrini sarà inserita nella Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

Oggi,  15 marzo 2023, Santa Francesca Cabrini sarà inserita nella Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame con una cerimonia ufficiale e una celebrazione presso lo Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel. Madre Cabrini riceverà questo prestigioso riconoscimento per i suoi eccezionali risultati come paladina degli immigrati, dei bambini e dei poveri. È stata nominata dalla Società Dante Alighieri…

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Essere missionarie oggi

di LUCIA CAPUZZI Donne che vanno oltre. Così, parafrasando Madeleine Delbrêl, possiamo definire le missionarie. Quelle che partono verso orizzonti lontani e luoghi remoti in cui vivono e, spesso, muoiono da martiri, nel senso di testimoni. E quelle che, «senza battello», oltrepassano frontiere culturali, sociali e spirituali per raggiungere l’altro. Come ci ricorda papa Francesco…

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