St. Frances Cabrini Shrine featured in the New York Times

Michael Luongo of the New York Times recently wrote a comprehensive account of the restoration project currently underway at the St. Frances Cabrini Shrine in New York City. The article spotlights the Missionary Sisters and features the Shrine as a sacred place of comfort for pilgrims and immigrants.  Luongo points out that details of the mural that had become dull over the years, have now reemerged. Kristine Reed, director of the Shrine, referred to the halo around Mother Cabrini’s head. “It’s very subtle,” she said. “[Her halo] starts out very faint when she is a child, and then [in the image where she is a saint], it is a golden halo.” To read the full  account: NY Times

Submitted by:  A. Schwelm, Assistant Library Director

 

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