Diocese’s Mother Cabrini Statue to be Unveiled in Carroll Gardens

Jun 12, 2021 292

After Mass on the Feast of the Sacred Heart on June 11, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will officially unveil and bless the Diocese of Brooklyn’s own statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini. The statue of the woman known as the patron saint of immigrants will be permanently displayed in a shrine outside Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Church.

Donations totaling $40,000 poured into the diocese to pay for the statue and shrine. The design of the statue includes a variety of historical references, including on the brick base on which the statue will stand. The base will also contain the cornerstone of the original church. 

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SOURCE: https://thetablet.org

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