Hidden In Plain Sight: Mother Cabrini and Her Shrine

Apr 11, 2024 1842

The new episode of “Hidden in Plain Sight”, the series from Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò about the Italian influences in New York City, is dedicated to Saint Frances Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini, the patron saint of immigrants. Stefano Albertini, from NYU, guides us in a visit of Mother Cabrini’s shrine in Northern New York City, 701 Fort Washington Avenue, reachable with the A train.

Julia Attaway, Executive Director of the shrine, explains that many, many, people come to pray and get answers to their problems at the shrine, and she tells the riveting story of Mother Cabrini: born in Northern Italy, she wanted to be a missionary in China but at the request of the ecclesiastical authorities, she moved to the US in 1889.

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SOURCE: https://lavocedinewyork.com

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