Conversation with Jane Best, Co-Founder, “God’s Love We Deliver”

A section of the mosaic showing Mother Cabrini tending to a disabled child. Credit Emon Hassan for The New York Times By Michael Luongo Born in Italy in 1850, Mother Cabrini founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, often called the Cabrini order, to help the poor. At the request of Pope…

Mother Cabrini, Saint of the Green Card. Photo by Michael Luongo. By Michael Luongo Worshipers who queued this weekend to pay homage on her Feast Day to Mother Cabrini, the patron saint of immigrants, urged politicians to emulate her pioneering work and spirit. The statue, draped with a purple ribbon, money pinned along its edges,…

For three years, the sisters at St. Frances Cabrini Shrine NYC gave a home to their Jewish neighbors who had lost their place of worship. The young congregation from Fort Tryon Jewish Center would gather each week in Mother Cabrini High School to pray and sing while their children would play and learn in one…

“You don’t get in a rickety old boat unless you’re desperate. We have an abundance and we will be blessed as we welcome the stranger because once we welcome them, that stranger is no longer a stranger, but is a neighbor, is a friend, is our family members.”

© 2015 St. Frances Cabrini Shrine.
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