Cabrini community connects with immigrant culture

Nov 13, 2017 1029

BY: Hope Daluisio

Since her beginnings Mother Cabrini encouraged embracing other’s diversity, culture and traditions. Today as a well-established institution, Cabrini University continues Mother Cabrini’s legacy of connecting through cultures by celebrating the annual Cabrini Day.

Frances Xavier Cabrini was born in a small village in Italy. Inspired by her missionary mentors, her dream was to join the Daughters of the Sacred Heart. When denied due to frail health, she did not quit. Tiny but determined, Frances founded her own order, which would eventually be recognized worldwide by the name of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

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