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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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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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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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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Raising our voice in favor of the weakest

Raising our voice in favor of the weakest

Over the past few months, our Communications Team had the opportunity to spend a few days with the community of the Sisters of Codogno. A great gift! We arrived in a community where the wounds from the loss of many Sisters to Covid-19 were still fresh. Yet, at the same time, we were able to…

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Using our temporal goods to spread the love of Christ

Using our temporal goods to spread the love of Christ

In this edition of To the Ends of the World, the Institute’s Finance Ministry highlights two examples of using our temporal goods to spread the love of Christ to vulnerable communities. The first example is a small monetary donation to SEFRAS to help combat hunger in Brazil. We learned about SEFRAS through our Brazilian Sisters….

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Sr. Barbara Staley, MSC General Superior letter for the 75th Anniversary of Mother Cabrini’s Canonization

Sr. Barbara Staley, MSC General Superior letter for the 75th Anniversary of Mother Cabrini’s Canonization

Dear Sisters and Partners-in-Mission, On July 7th we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Mother Cabrini’s canonization.  Saint, lover of Christ, businesswomen, entrepreneur, advocate for the vulnerable, audacious, servant, educator, hard worker, mother… St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, lived prophetically, a woman beyond her time, human and humanizing, and until today a beacon of hope and life. …

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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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