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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Way of the Cross on March 19 in Paraguay

The photos show a Way of the Cross organized on March 19 in the Diocese of San Lorenzo in Paraguay. Many children participated and at the end of the procession sandwiches were distributed. Sister Lourdes Colloda MSC accompanied them.

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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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Revitalizing Lives – Child Hope

Revitalizing Lives – Child Hope

The youth center in Teresina, Brazil, presents this video “Revitalizing Lives child hope” full of colors and testimonies of those who work there and of the children who experience living together, but above all of building day after day an oasis of hope. El centro juvenil de Teresina, en Brasil, presenta este vídeo “Revitalizando Vite…

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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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Lenten Prayer Service

Lenten Prayer Service

       Lent calls us to change, to live anew, and to be better disciples of Jesus. The season of Lent leads us to the Light of Christ and the path to resurrection goes through the cross. I think Amanda Gorman’s poem and her ending words could be applied to our Lent-to-Easter Journey. The new dawn…

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Lent 2022 Day 11: Learning to love and challenged by mercy

Lent 2022 Day 11: Learning to love and challenged by mercy

BY CRYSTAL CATALAN | March 12, 2022Today’s Readings The summer of my junior year of college, I lived and served at a shelter for at-risk young girls in the Philippines who had been removed from their homes due to abuse and other cases of harm. Soon, I learned that in many of their communities, human…

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Juniors at the Rome Tertianship

“Tertianship is the school of the heart” -Saint Ignatius of Loyola- Time of grace, time of growth, time of blessings. This February has been a month full of beautiful moments of encounter, fraternity, celebration, festivity, study and reflection. “Gioia!”, “Joy!”, our sister Palmira shouted with enthusiasm in the dining area of Casa Giordani, when we…

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On March 19 the meeting in Codogno for 25th anniversary of Scalabrini’s beatification

On March 19 the meeting in Codogno for 25th anniversary of Scalabrini’s beatification

Scalabrini and Mother Cabrini, the tension towards the last ones On Saturday, March 19, at 3:00 p.m., at the Saint Francesca Saverio Cabrini Spirituality Center of Codogno, the book “Pioneers in solidarity with migrants. Giovanni Battista Scalabrini and Francesca Saverio Cabrini”, edited by Silvano Tomasi and Gabriele Bentoglio for the publisher Città Nuova. Here is…

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Free yourselves and put on wings – Communications Portfolio

Free yourselves and put on wings – Communications Portfolio

“Free yourselves and put on your wings” Mother Cabrini said to her sisters, inviting them to free themselves from the ties, fears and sense of inferiority that characterized the women of that era. In the word “free yourselves”, to quote Sr. Maria Barbagallo, is enclosed the purification of the will and of human hopes, indicating…

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Charity Concert For Ukraine

Charity Concert For Ukraine

We are cordially inviting everyone to the Charity Concert For Ukraine on March 19th, at 5 pm, at the National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini.Two talented musicians Anastasiya Squires (flute) and Stephen Squires (piano) will perform a mostly Ukrainian program that includes works by Franz Doppler, Zhanna Kolodub, Evgen Stankovych, Igor Shamo, Reinhold Gliere,Myroslav…

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