Mother Cabrini’s Contribution to Catholic Educational Practice 1880-1970

Mother Cabrini’s Contribution to Catholic Educational Practice 1880-1970

An Inspiration for Addressing Challenges in Education Today Mother Cabrini contributed a progressive lived tradition to Catholic educational practice.  This emerged from the relationship of Mother Cabrini and the seven MSC co-founders with the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In 1881 she explained that: ‘the most loving Heart of Jesus inflamed the souls of these virgins…

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In God’s Love School

In God’s Love School

A Reflection from Educators of the Heart at Istituto Cabrini in Rome What is Education of the Heart?“Educating of the Heart” is the founding principle of Mother Cabrini’s educational method. The Saint’s pedagogical intuition is based on the use of persuasion as a means of influencing people and catalyzing profound changes. This educational work is…

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An Education of the Heart at Cabrini University: A Transformational Language of the Heart, A Family Beyond Borders

An Education of the Heart at Cabrini University: A Transformational Language of the Heart, A Family Beyond Borders

by Beverly Bryde, Dean for the School of Education at Cabrini University At the Heart of Education at Cabrini UniversityAn education of the heart at Cabrini University is a transformative process for all who are engaged in the institutional mission, entitled Education of the Heart.  Our university mission states “Cabrini University is a Catholic institution of…

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What an Education of the Heart Approach Means for Cabrini High School New Orleans

What an Education of the Heart Approach Means for Cabrini High School New Orleans

Education of the Heart Means ActionCabrini High School in New Orleans recently sent out a powerful message addressed to both their immediate Cabrini community but applicable to our Cabrini World and the world at large. Their letter confronts systemic racial inequality in the United States, highlighted by the recent killings of innocent black civilians.  It …

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What is MSC Education of the Heart?

What is MSC Education of the Heart?

The Ideal and Principles The ideal of MSC Education of the Heart is to learn to love as Jesus asked: ‘love one another as I have loved you’ (John 15:12).  This is central to the full growth of the learner, created in the image and likeness of God (Genesis 1:26). Mother Cabrini identified three inter-related aspects…

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Educating Minds and Forming Hearts for Global Citizenship

Educating Minds and Forming Hearts for Global Citizenship

Education of the Heart, the Essence of Being Cabrinian In a time of pandemic, the Cabrinian proposal of “Education of the Heart”, as an integral formation of the human being, opens the way for an important reflection on the Meaning of Life and the Care for Life of all. Mother Cabrini highlighted in her educational…

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