Lessons From The Lives Of Saints: St Frances Xavier Cabrini

Dec 19, 2014 842

BUT how could she be a saint? She was rejected from a convent for bad health, she spoke with a thick Italian accent in her adopted land, she traveled all over to found schools, hospitals, orphanages and other social institutions, she was a U.S. citizen and she drank wine!!!

Mother Cabrini, as she is popularly known, came from peasant stock – the sturdy stock -the sturdy life blood of every country. A little farm girl who had very pious parents but who had to work on the farm, especially after her father died. 

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Source: http://www.nigerianobservernews.com

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