On July 7, 1946 Mother Cabrini was canonized

On July 7, 1946 Mother Cabrini was canonized

On July 7, 1946, Mother Cabrini was canonized by Pius XII in the Vatican Basilica. But who was responsible for collecting and processing the documentation for Mother Cabrini’s canonization and beatification? Mother Saveria De Maria (1870 – 1945), was later also a close collaborator of the General Superior, Mother Antonietta Della Casa who succeeded Mother…

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Feast of the Sacred Heart and Mother Cabrini

Feast of the Sacred Heart and Mother Cabrini

Today is the Feast of the Sacred Heart, established by Pope Clement XIII in 1765. Let us discover together why this solemnity was for Mother Cabrini and is still so important for our Institute today, so much so that it is present in the naming of our missionaries. Mother Cabrini never theorized about her spiritual…

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133 years ago Mother Cabrini First Mission to the USA departure

133 years ago Mother Cabrini First Mission to the USA departure

On March 23, 1889, Mother Cabrini and some sisters left for America, landing 8 days later.In this difficult time, we want to rediscover what the mission meant at the time, but above all to emigrate. 133 years have passed and we want to remember this important date with some words of Sr. Maria Barbagallo, MSC,…

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World Water Day and Mother Cabrini

World Water Day and Mother Cabrini

From the Encyclical “Laudato Sì” we read the violence in the human heart wounded by sin is also manifested in the symptoms of disease present in the soil, water, air and human beings…. Other indicators of the current situation are related to the depletion of natural resources. Clean, potable water is a major issue.Today is…

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Mother Cabrini on March 19 1888 and 1889

Mother Cabrini on March 19 1888 and 1889

On March 19, 1888, only eight years after the foundation, St. Frances Cabrini received the Decree of Praise. She wrote: “Blessed be the Most Holy Heart of Jesus, at last the grace is accomplished, the Decree was signed and in this week I will be able to have it. A grace truly signaled while there…

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Education of the Heart and Mother Cabrini

Education of the Heart and Mother Cabrini

The “Mother Cabrini Memorial” statue was unveiled on October 12, 2020 and is located behind the Museum of Jewish Heritage, across from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. The memorial stands on a marble base with Mother Cabrini and two children in paper boats, representing the boats she would have folded as a…

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