At the Italian House of Representatives, thanks to the work of the Hon. Di Sanzo, elected in North and Central America, the exhibition "Mother Cabrini and the Pilgrim Angels," concerning the figure of St. Francesca Cabrini in the history of Italian emigration, especially in the United States, will be set up in the Cenacolo Room at the Vicolo Valdin...

In 1850, a small and sickly girl, the youngest of thirteen children, was born two months prematurely to a farm family in the Italian region of Lombardy. Francesca Cabrini would suffer from poor health her entire life. When in her teens she decided to give her life to Christ, she was rejected by the Daughters of the Sacred Heart, who considered her...

For the last decade, Msgr. Paul Bochicchio of St. Francis Church in Hoboken has been advising as a spiritual consultant on the upcoming film “Cabrini,” produced by Angel Studios about the life and ministry of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, set to debut in theaters in March 2024. The highly anticipated movie, from the studio that produced “The Chosen”...

Mass in honor of Mother Cabrini will be celebrated on Sunday Nov 12th, at 10:30am at St Leonard's in the North End, 320 Hannover St, Boston, MA.  At birth, her name was Francesca Saverio Cabrini. After her death, she is now known as Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini, the patron saint of Immigrants. When she was canonized on July 7, 1946 by Pope Pius XII...

As Colorado continues to see an influx of migrants, the state celebrates a new figure in place of Christopher Columbus. In 2020, Gov. Jared Polis replaced Columbus Day with Cabrini Day, in honor of Frances Xavier Cabrini, the Catholic patron saint of immigrants.  "Oh my gosh, blessed. The first woman in Colorado and USA, so we are more than happy t...

After 10 months of construction, the Mother Cabrini Shrine in Golden, Colorado will open its newly renovated and expanded chapel this week, just in time for a special Mass celebrating Cabrini Day on Monday, October 2. “We’re just thrilled,” JoAnn Seaman, the executive director of the shrine, told Denver Catholic. “And the chapel is so beautiful. So...

Alejandro Monteverde, the director of 2023’s surprise box office hit “Sound of Freedom,” has set his next film, “Cabrini,” for a theatrical release on March 8, 2024. From “Sound of Freedom” indie distributor Angel Studios, “Cabrini” tells the story of Francesca Cabrini, an Italian American religious sister who founded the Missionary Sisters of the...

Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini is one of many saints whose lives show that God often makes miracles using the weakest of instruments. Born in Lombardy, Italy, in 1850, little Francesca was such a fragile and tiny baby that she was immediately taken to the church to be baptized in case she didn’t survive the night. She was small and physically frail...

A new statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini was unveiled on Oct. 15, 2022, in the courtyard of Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral in celebration of the 75th anniversary of her canonization. Born in Italy, Mother Cabrini was the first American citizen to be canonized, and her statue in Chicago has a great Italian backstory. The sculpture was created by Lo...