Category Archives: Mother Cabrini’s Philosophy of Living

Mother Cabrini the “Guinea Pig”

Among today’s most vocal anti-immigration, pro-deportation activists, you are certain to find some Italian Americans. Some of the vitriolic language these anti-immigration Italian Americans employ, or at least endorse, is reminiscent of what Mother Cabrini heard herself in this country … Continue reading

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Mother Cabrini Talks to Teachers

During the “back to school” season, media outlets serve a feast of stories about students returning to the classroom while little (if any) “back to school” attention is paid to educators. In Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini’s writings to her Missionary … Continue reading

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Mother Cabrini’s Care for Her Students

Mother Cabrini cared deeply for her students. In one of her letters, she wrote: “It is a great pleasure for me to learn that you are progressing in your studies, in your designs for the future, and in your aspirations. … Continue reading

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Mother Cabrini on Mary, our Blessed Mother

The mission of Mary in the world has a character all its own.  Oh, how good and amiable is Mary!  She is the propitious Morning Star, the inspiring guide of all our enterprises and for this reason, one who loves … Continue reading

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Mother Cabrini on Suffering

The science of suffering is the science of the saints.  Let us rejoice when an unexpected cross comes our way and when sorrow afflicts us.  These are the precious fruits of the mystical vine, destined to produce inestimable merits unto … Continue reading

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Mother Cabrini on the Virtue of Hope

Faith should engender hope, which is simply confidence in Jesus; confidence by which we expect from Him all the graces necessary for our sanctification and for the eternal possession of Him in heaven.  Hope multiplies strength a hundredfold.  It anticipates … Continue reading

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Hope

Faith should engender hope, which is simply confidence in Jesus.  Hope multiplies strength a hundredfold.  “I can do all things in Him Who strengthens me”. Submitted by:  Frances Conwell, Manager of Payroll

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