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Delving Deeper

As an elementary school teacher, an education of the heart means delving deeper than the child’s grade point average and benchmark proficiency.  On a small scale, this can include their favorite color, recess games and after school activities.  Even more … Continue reading

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Cabrini Immigrant Services, NYC Hosts Health Workshops

This spring, Cabrini Immigrant Services NYC is hosting a series of health workshops and outings. The goal of the series is to educate the community about affordable options to eat and live healthy.  Workshops include tips on healthy eating, cooking … Continue reading

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Teaching: A Humble Vocation

For me, teaching is a calling, a humble vocation.  When I meet with student teachers, I tell them that academic success is not enough. I remind them of the words of Mother Cabrini.  Exemplary teaching is a marriage of the head and the … Continue reading

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Hand Bell Choir at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Shrine in NYC

Sr. Mary Ann Hawes, MSC, directs the shrine hand bell choir.  On Easter Sunday, the bell  choir helped to celebrate the feast of the Resurrection and played  at the 11am Mass.   The St. Frances Cabrini Shrine is part of … Continue reading

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“More than Improving the Minds of Students”

The phrase “Education of the Heart” means that Cabrini College does more than improve the minds of its students. This mission educates the whole student. An education of the heart works closely with the student and takes into account their … Continue reading

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What They Teach

Devotional intercession of canonical Saints is a heartwarming, soul-affirming practice. Just as God becoming man in Jesus gave our laughably small intellects a context, shape, and form to understand a boundless, infinite Deus, our identification with Saints gives context, shape, … Continue reading

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Aristotle said, “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”

He believed the heart was the true center of our human intelligence and not the brain. To be a student of the heart is to study God’s blueprint for mankind. We are more than a bundle of biology. We are … Continue reading

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