News from New York Novitiate

News from New York Novitiate

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 was a great day for the Sacred Heart International Novitiate in New York, as Bezunesh Elias Tadiso, a young woman from Ethiopia, began her Novitiate in New York. We had the joy of celebrating her entrance into the MSC Novitiate together with Bezunesh. Sr Diane Olmstead, Provincial Superior of the…

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From Curia to….

This week in the Curia we will have several departures: the Superior General Sister Maria Eliane, Sister Stella Maris, and Sister Patricia are in fact traveling these days to Brazil where the Assembly of the Santa Francisca Cabrini Province will be held from December 16 to 20. Today in particular Sister Maria Regina, former General…

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The statue of St. Frances Cabrini in St. Peter’s Basilica

The statue of St. Frances Cabrini in St. Peter’s Basilica

A large statue of St. Cabrini was placed in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome on December 8, 1946, five months after her Canonization. It is located in the central nave. Here, marked by mighty pillars, are 39 niches with the figures of the Founding Saints of Religious Orders and Congregations. In one of these, twelve…

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Award: “Meritorious Woman of Lodi”

Award: “Meritorious Woman of Lodi”

Last November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Award: Meritorious Woman of Lodi was presented to Sr. Denise Alves Morra, MSC. Sr. Rachele, MSC, and Sr. Assunta, MSC, represented Sr. Denise, at the awarding ceremony. In attendance were Mrs., Arleni Peña Del Orbe, Consul of Santo Domingo and other dignitaries,…

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II Sunday of Advent

II Sunday of Advent

The Pope encourages us this Advent with the words “the light of Christ illuminates our paths and chases away the darkness in our hearts,” and invoking “the joy and peace of the Lord Jesus Christ”.    For this reason, the Holy Father suggested preparing for Christmas by dedicating “moments to prayer, meditating on the light of…

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Activities with children and youth in Paraguay and Brazil

Activities with children and youth in Paraguay and Brazil

Mission to Paraguay Here are some shots from the mission in Paraguay and the Youth Center in Brazil. Lots of activities to learn with games, colors but most of all by being together! Here are the children who are doing activities at the mission in Santo Domingo. Youth Center in Brazil

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From the Provinces for the Feast of Mother Cabrini

From the Provinces for the Feast of Mother Cabrini

November 13 and 14 were two days of great celebration for our Institute. Many in fact were the celebrations and festivities in all provinces 84 years after Mother Cabrini’s Beatification and on the occasion of the 142nd anniversary of the Institute’s founding. At the National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini in Chicago there was…

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Some updates from Cabrini Immigrant Services NY

Some updates from Cabrini Immigrant Services NY

As 2022 comes to a close, a lot is happening at Cabrini Immigrant Services in New York! A new cohort of trainees is settling in, our staff is working tirelessly to meet the needs of newly arrived immigrants, and we are beginning preparations for year-end celebrations. Read on to learn more about what we have…

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I Sunday of Advent

I Sunday of Advent

Pope Francis teaches us a very simple but very important Advent prayer to live these days that precede Christmas.    “Come, Lord Jesus”   They are only three words, but they have great power. The Holy Father proposed this prayer on the first Sunday of Advent two years ago, during his homily at the Mass celebrated in…

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Wallacha Mission

Wallacha Mission

Sister Suany traveled to Wallacha with the aspirants to learn about our MSC mission there.Joy, gratitude and ‘welcome are the feelings felt by the sisters in this area.The aspirants who participated were Yvette and Gloria from Cameron, Maureni and Ruth from Kenya, and Asrat from Ethiopia.

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General Council message for the November 13 and 14 Feasts

“I have the strenght for everything through Him who empowers me”. (Fl 4,13) – November 13 and 14, 2022 A.M.G.SS.C.J.Dear Sisters, Laicy and Cabrini Community around the world. As we celebrate the 84th anniversary of the beatification of Mother Cabrini in the Church and the 142nd anniversary of the founding of the Institute of the…

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