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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Cabrinian lay meeting in Codogno Sept. 2

Cabrinian lay meeting in Codogno Sept. 2

On Sept. 2, 2023, the European Cabrinian formation meeting was held in Codogno at the multimedia room of the RSA and the Mother Cabrini Spirituality Center in Codogno, which was attended by more than 100 sisters and lay people from various missions of the Mater Gratiae Province: Italy, Spain, Russia. 98 lay people and 16…

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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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Un master in salute globale

Un master in salute globale

Un Master online in Global Health, Salute Globale, unico in Italia e tra i pochissimi nel mondo. Un piccolo gioiello italiano all’Università di Milano (UniMi) organizzato dal MACH, Centre for Multidisciplinary Research in Health Science che, ormai al quarto anno e con 50 studenti d i tante nazionalità già avviati nel mondo del lavoro, riapre…

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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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