Among the interesting items on display at the Shrine’s What is a Relic? exhibit is a small silver reliquary. It contains first-class relics of the saints Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecilia, Barbara and Rosalie. You can stop by to venerate these whenever the Shrine is open. The authentification paper for this…

Mother Cabrini took the name Xavier when she became a religious on October 15, 1874. Her dream since childhood was to become a missionary like the great Francis Xavier.  On December 3, 1900, aboard a ship from Genoa to Buenos Aires, she wrote the following to the Missionary Sisters: “Saint…

As home to the largest sacred relic in New York City, St. Frances Cabrini Shrine greets many devoted visitors who arrive with the intention of drawing closer to Mother Cabrini both physically and spiritually. We also greet Catholics who wander in not knowing much about Mother Cabrini. Many have never…

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