St. Frances Cabrini 1850-1917



St. Frances Cabrini 1850-1917
St. Frances Cabrini
Important Places in Her Life in Italy
• Sant’ Angelo– born in
1850 & taught (1868-1871)
• Arluno – attended
boarding school (18631868)
• Vidardo – taught in
public school (1871-1874)
• Codogno – directed an
orphanage (1874-1880) &
began novitiate
• Rome – established a
missionary institute on
November 14, 1880
Important Places in Her Life in USA
• Founded institutions
across the USA
including: NY, NY;
Chicago &
Des Plaines, IL;
Des Plaines
Seattle, WA;
New Orleans, LA;
Denver &
PhilaDenver, CO;
Golden, CO;
Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA;
New Orlean
Philadelphia, PA
• New York– began
work with Italian
immigrants in 1889 at
the request of the pope
• Chicago – died in 1917
Important Places in Her Life
Sant’ Angelo
Village of Vidardo
Her Father Would Read to the Family from
the Annals of the Propagation of the Faith
Childhood home
Bishop Giovanni Battista Scalabrini
(Founder of the Missionary Institute of St. Charles)
Asked Mother Cabrini to go to New York to
work with the Italian immigrants
Mother Cabrini & Missionary Sisters Work with
Italian Immigrants-New York
Corrigan of NY
Pope Leo XIII
Mother Cabrini gained their support and friendship
Orphanage in West Park, New York
Modern-Day School in
“Little Palermo”, LA
Frances’ Work With the Sick & Poor
In a dream, Mother
Cabrini saw the
Blessed Virgin Mary
tending to the
So she
established a
hospital for the
Italian sick & poor
in New York City
Mother Cabrini Went on to Establish
Hospitals in Chicago and Seattle
Sacred Heart Villa (School for Well-toDo Families) in Dobbs Ferry, New York
Preventorium for Tubercular ChildrenSanta Monica Mountains in California
First American Citizen to be Canonized
Mother Cabrini’s Final Resting Place
Mother Cabrini High School-New York City
Canonization & Feast Day
• Beatification Date: November 13,
1938 by Pope Pius XI
• Canonization Date: July 7, 1946 by
Pope Pius XII
• Feast Day: November 13
• Patron Saint of immigrants and
hospital administrators
Saints & Blesseds
Saint Maria Goretti
Pope Saint Pius X
Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati
Blessed Miguel Pro
Saint Faustina Kowalska
Saint Teresa Benedicta of the
Cross (Edith Stein)
Saint Katherine Drexel
Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
Saint Josemaria Escriva
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
Saint Charles Lwanga
Saint Damien of Molokai
Saint John Bosco
Saint Maximilian Kolbe