Celebrating Madre Cabrini in Swaziland

by Ben Kickert

2017 represents the 100 year anniversary of the conclusion of St. Francis Cabrini’s earthly ministry.

She dedicated her life to serving those in need and inspired generations after her to do the same.

On Friday, Cabrini Ministries Swaziland celebrated a special feast day in honor of the foundress after whom the organization is named.  Continue reading “Celebrating Madre Cabrini in Swaziland”

St Frances Xavier Cabrini

By Pope Francis

Letter from Pope Francis to Sr Barbara Staley on the 100th anniversary of the death of St Frances Xavier Cabrini, also called “Mother Cabrini”

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To the Reverend Mother
Sister Barbara Louise Staley
General Superior of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

The centennial of the death of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini is one of the main events marking the journey of the Church both because of the greatness of the figure commemorated and because of the contemporary nature of her charism and message, not just for the ecclesial community but for society as a whole.

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