This Saturday the Shrine will participate in the NY Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Open House, offering guided tours of the Shrine at 12pm and 2pm. Stop in to learn why Mother Cabrini’s remains rest here, visit our new “A Day in the Life of a Saint” exhibit, or simply spend…

This Friday, April 8 at 7:30pm the outstanding Continuum Wind Quintet will be at the Shrine to play a benefit concert for health care workers. Their program is exciting, interesting, and well worth attending. Want a sample? Pop over to the Shrine’s Facebook page for a quick listen to their…

This past Thursday the Shrine was filled with vibrant joy as more than 50 Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus gathered from around the world to witness the perpetual vows of three Sisters from Ethiopia. Sr. Asnakech Asefa, Sr. Aynalem Paulos, and Sr. Berhane Ashebo made lifelong vows…

Friday, December 24 9:00 pm only (no noon Mass) Saturday, December 25   11:00 am   The Shrine will close following Mass Sunday, December 26 9:30 & 11:00 am (English) and 3:00 pm (Spanish) Tuesday, December 28-Friday, December 31 noon Saturday, January 1 11:00 am    The Shrine will close following Mass

Mother Cabrini was fourteen when Margaret Mary Alacoque was beatified. The year was 1864. At the time, Francesca Cabrini was attending a school run by the Daughters of the Sacred Heart in the nearby town of Arluno. The beatification was undoubtedly cause for great rejoicing there. Following the example of…

We invite you to join us on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (Thursday, October 7) at 7pm for “In Praise of Mary,” a concert of harp, flute and voice by the amazing Ruth Cunningham. Ruth is a founding member of the noted early music group Anonymous 4….

Join us on six Tuesdays at 6:30pm to discuss In Weakness, Strength, a short but insightful overview of Mother Cabrini’s life and spirituality. Bring your questions, curiosity, and desire to learn about and from St. Frances Cabrini. The group begins on September 21. The book is $8.95 and available in…

Giuseppe Sarto began his papacy as Pius X on August 4, 1903. Like Francesca Cabrini, he was a native of Lombardy. We know he was acquainted with Mother Cabrini; in a letter from New York dated October 2, 1903 she wrote, “I will turn towards Europe to Rome where I…

The Prison Ministry of St. Frances Cabrini Much has been written about Mother Cabrini’s care for children and the sick. Less well-known is that her compassion extended to caring for the souls of prisoners. “The sisters go regularly to the American prisons to visit the inmates and to teach Christian…

Recently while reading Mother Cabrini’s letters we came across a passage dated December 23, 1902: “In Denver the house is located at a height of 5,000 feet… I am sending you a photograph which was taken on the day of the inauguration. You will find me in it too, since…

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