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St. Frances Xavier Cabrini: “Not to the East, but to the West”

November 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Claire Dwyer, God's Will, Obedience, Saints

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini must have been a flexible soul.  Several times in her life, God asked her to pivot in her plans and follow him in directions she had not thought to discern.  But through her obedience, the Lord did amazing things – and now she is honored as the first American citizen to be canonized, and the patron saint of immigrants.  In the United States, we celebrate her feast... Read More

St Frances Xavier Cabrini Shrine (Colorado) Nov 13 Memorial

November 13, 2013 by  
Filed under Diana von Glahn, Pilgrimage

Today Catholics celebrate St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, patron saint of immigrants and the first citizen of the United States to be canonized.* The story of her life is long and filled with amazing accomplishments, all in the service of God. I’ll cover some basics, but check out these books for a thorough look. The life of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is a perfect example of how God uses the weak to... Read More