“Our beloved Jesus promised us His Holy Spirit. Yet we know that the divine promises are fulfilled through prayer and the sublime exercise of charity and union. “This excellent virtue of prayer, while it signifies the union and charity we necessarily must have among ourselves… signifies still another unity each…

Mother Cabrini prayed frequently, deeply, and with the certainty that prayer is “the channel through which the most precious waters of grace continually and copiously flow from the Heart of God.” Many of Mother Cabrini’s personal prayers are recorded in her retreat journals. In these we get a glimpse of…

“You are so good to me, St. Joseph. Imprint your image within me and always give me the grace of enjoying my beloved Infant Jesus! Beloved Joseph, your gifts are great and I do not have enough words to thank you… to you I entrust all, to you I entrust…

One of the delightful items in the Shrine’s museum is a pair of Mother Cabrini’s well-worn shoes. They are identical; there is not a left shoe and a right, because cobblers charged more for that kind of customization. Eventually, with enough wearing, the shoe would conform to the proper foot….

© 2015 St. Frances Cabrini Shrine.
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