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Mother Cabrini Set the Standard

“Education of the Heart” encapsulates St. Frances Xavier Cabrini’s approach to reaching and teaching each and every learner.  Before phrases such as “Differentiated Instruction”, “Universal Design”, I.D.E.A., or Core Curriculum flowed from the lips of educators or legislators,  Mother Cabrini … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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40 Days of Lenten Renewal

“Make our hearts like Yours. In this way we will receive a heart which is firm and merciful, attentive and generous, a heart which is not closed, indifferent or prey to the globalization of indifference.” – Pope Francis Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Cabrini Action and Advocacy Coalition Opens Cabrini Closet

Most of the time after rescue, victims of human trafficking have nothing more than the clothes on their back.  To address the need for suitable clothing, the Coalition has started  “Cabrini Closet”.  Housed at the MSC Mission Offices at the … Continue reading

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Contemplatives Both: Pope Francis & Mother Cabrini

Using language of adoration or vilification and everything in between, Pope Francis has been described as many things by many people. Yet the Pontiff has never been labelled a contemplative. Until today, when the Bishop of Rome labelled himself exactly … Continue reading

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The Last Supper-The first holy Mass

Jesus lived a simple, poor life. Sometimes he did not even have anywhere to lay his head, no home to welcome him. But at the Last Supper, when he was to celebrate the Passover with his disciples, Jesus ordered special … Continue reading

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Doing for Others

Education of the heart is simply doing something more for others than you do for yourself. To have the attitude of wanting to help another person who can never repay you back that favor is education of the heart in … Continue reading

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