In many ways, the first canonized U.S. citizen remains more relevant than ever to the U.S. and the world.
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In his homily at the canonization, Venerable Pius XII described Mother Cabrini's life as “an admirable epic of struggles and spiritual victories.”
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini was born in 1850, died in 1917 and was canonized by Pope Pius XII in 1946.
From coast to coast, the shrines to St. Frances Xavier Cabrini testify to the profound love, impact and even miracles this Italian immigrant and U.S. citizen-saint known as ‘Mother Cabrini’ worked in the lives of countless Americans.
The Holy Father said Jan. 15 that her witness can help us learn ‘to take care of our foreign brother, in whom Jesus is present, often suffering.’