A Wall, a Pickaxe, and a Willing Attitude

A Wall, a Pickaxe, and a Willing Attitude

Expanding Horizons “Why do you need to add to this building?” Monsignor Serrati asked, “You have enough room for what you have!” In the scant six years since Mother Cabrini founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the order had grown from seven Sisters to well over a hundred.  In addition to…

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Mother Cabrini Honors St. Rose

Mother Cabrini Honors St. Rose

In October of 1895, Mother Cabrini and a companion, Mother Chiara, set forth from Panama to go to Buenos Aires. Their sea journey took them to Ecuador, many ports in Peru, and Chile. Upon arrival in Los Andes, Chile, they had a choice: either to continue around the south of the continent, or to cross the cordillera by mule to…

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Di Sanzo: con il professor Candeloro per ricordare l’importante contributo delle donne italiane all’estero

Di Sanzo: con il professor Candeloro per ricordare l’importante contributo delle donne italiane all’estero

“Nella Sala Stampa di Montecitorio, ho promosso l’incontro dal titolo “Santa Francesca Saverio Cabrini e le donne italiane a Chicago” , a partire dalla lettura del libro curato dal professor Dominic Candeloro, Kathy Catrambone, Gloria Nardini e tradotto in italiano dalla professoressa D’Alfonso , intervenuta in presenza alla Camera insieme a Candeloro, con altre curatrici del libro collegate dalla…

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Madre Cabrini, la patrona de los inmigrantes

Madre Cabrini, la patrona de los inmigrantes

Frances Cabrini nació en el norte de Italia el 15 de julio de 1850. Nació dos meses prematura, pero eso no impediría que esta gigante espiritual, que no llegaba al metro y medio de estatura, llevara a Cristo a tanta gente como pudiera. María Francisca Cabrini era la menor de trece hermanos en una familia Frances Cabrini nació en el norte de Italia…

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A Bullet on a Train

A Bullet on a Train

“Didn’t I write and tell you that I am alive miraculously?” begins a 1904 letter from Mother Cabrini. She’d been traveling by train from the orphanage in Denver to the orphanage in New Orleans. Just after passing Dallas “the enemies of the railroad” attacked. Bullets peppered the train. Mother Cabrini reported that one bullet “aimed…

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Christopher Lo Bianco Letter for the Feast of the Sacred Heart

Christopher Lo Bianco Letter for the Feast of the Sacred Heart

Dear friends, We hope this message finds you well and filled with the blessings of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. As faithful members of the Catholic community, we are writing you today to share the significance of the Feast of the Sacred Heart, and the incredible work being done by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus through their programs and institutions. The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, celebrated annually on the 19th day after Pentecost, holds a special place in our Catholic faith. It is a solemn…

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In preparation for the Feast of the Assumption

In preparation for the Feast of the Assumption

“God’s grace is never lacking. He always bestows sufficient grace for us to reach that holiness which he desires for us.” ~ St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, The Spiritual Wisdom of St. Frances Cabrini for difficult times SPA- Entre una y otra ola ITA – Tra un’onda e l’altra POR – Entre uma onda e outra

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Santa Cabrini scese nell’abisso per i migranti

Santa Cabrini scese nell’abisso per i migranti

Capo di questa congregazione è la Madre Francesca Cabrini, donna con grandi occhi e un sorriso attraente. Non sa l’inglese, ma è donna di proposito.Francesca e le sue suore erano sbarcate a New York appena tre mesi prima, viaggiando con altri 1.500 migranti in terza classe. Al loro arrivo non c’era nessuno ad attenderle e dovettero arrangiarsi alla…

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