‘Giving Back’ to our Neighbors

‘Giving Back’ to our Neighbors

On Monday, October 9th, Cabrini Immigrant Services (CIS), Dobbs Ferry, NY held a Giving Back Program. Despite being off from school for Indigenous Day, some of our high school students gave up their late sleep to help make packets of toiletries for those in need. We have been working with our asylum seekers who are residing in a neighboring…

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An unexpected flood of pilgrims

An unexpected flood of pilgrims

Last week New York City was deluged for days. On Friday some parts of the city had 8 of rainfall. Streets flooded; many subway lines shut down. Needless to say, all our pilgrimage groups either canceled or rescheduled. On Friday as I left I stopped to say good night to Mother Cabrini. “If you want pilgrims, you’ve…

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Special Guest Article

Special Guest Article

For this month’s Mother Cabrini Story we offer you the following article reprinted from The Sun , dated June 30, 1889. This interview with Mother Cabrini took place almost exactly three months from the day she and six of her Missionary Sisters arrived in New York City. A scan of the original newspaper is in the Library of Congress. Jacob Riis’ book How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York documented life in the slums in the 1880s….

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La lunga e travagliata storia degli ospedali italiani negli Stati Uniti: il Columbus Hospital di New York

La lunga e travagliata storia degli ospedali italiani negli Stati Uniti: il Columbus Hospital di New York

Nel 1892, anno che segnava il quattrocentesimo anniversario del viaggio di Cristoforo Colombo, aprì formalmente i suoi battenti il Columbus Hospital. Istituito dalle Missionarie del Sacro Cuore di Gesù per rispondere ai bisogni della crescente comunità di immigrati italiani a New York. Tra i fondatori spiccava la figura di Madre Francesca Saverio Cabrini, oggi santa, e tra i primi medici, quella di George Frederick Shrady Sr….

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Bringing Snap! Crackle! and Pop!  to Cabrini Immigrant Services

Bringing Snap! Crackle! and Pop! to Cabrini Immigrant Services

The Resident Council at St. Cabrini Nursing Home, wanted to reach out to the children from Cabrini Immigrant Services (CIS), Dobbs Ferry, NY. They held a Mission in Action fundraiser. They invited the residents, family, friends and staff to donate cereal during the month of August. They also added that they wanted ‘sweet cereal’ for…

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Asylum 101

Asylum 101

What exactly is asylum? Who is eligible? What is the legal process and how long does it take? Are asylum-seekers legal immigrants or are they here without permission? What are their rights and responsibilities? As New York City grapples with the demands of an increase in immigrants bused-in from the border, we need to have…

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A Mass for Sr. Giovanna Auguadro

A Mass for Sr. Giovanna Auguadro

On September 28, the leaders of the Turin School no longer belonging to the MSCs, asked asked to be allowed to celebrate a Holy Mass for Sr. Giovanna Auguadro, who died last August 15.Sr. Giovanna was the last School leader still ours and left a great example of kindness and cooperation to the new leaders….

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Entry into the Aspirancy of two young women

Entry into the Aspirancy of two young women

On September 18, we celebrated with great joy and hope, in the Province of St. Frances Cabrini, in the north-east of Brazil, the entry into the Aspirancy of two young women who are seeking to respond to Jesus’ call in the Cabrinian charism. They are Joana Vital and Francisca Brito. May Mother Cabrini intercede at…

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October 2nd is Mother Cabrini Day in Colorado

October 2nd is Mother Cabrini Day in Colorado

Have you been to Mother Cabrini Shrine lately? Come and celebrate Cabrini Day with us! On Monday, October 2nd, we will have a special Cabrini Day Mass at 12 noon in our newly renovated chapel. This is a great opportunity to attend Mass, walk the steps, visit our gift shop, light a candle in the…

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Celebrata la festa in onore di santa Francesca Cabrini – 24 Settembre 2023

Celebrata la festa in onore di santa Francesca Cabrini – 24 Settembre 2023

PALMA DI MONTECHIARO Come ha invocato l’arcivescovo di Catania Luigi Renna sul caso migranti «non giriamo la testa d’altra parte». Una invocazione questa che per diversi anni è stata rispettata da una associazione di missionari laici che venerano santa Francesca Cabrini. La donna cioè che, in missione nelle Americhe, con il suo amore per le…

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