Frances Xavier Cabrini

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Birthday
15, 1850
Birthplace
Italy
DEATH DATE
Nov 13, 1938 (88)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1850
Birthplace
Italy
DEATH DATE
Nov 13, 1938 (88)

About

Italian nun also known as Mother Cabrini who founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart. The organization gave relief to Italian-American immigrants. She was notably the first American canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.

Before Fame

She was born prematurely and suffered from frail health her whole life.

Trivia

She was made the patron saint of immigrants in 1946.

Family Life

Her parents were named Stella Oldini and Agostino Cabrini, and she had ten siblings.

Associated With

Elizabeth Ann Seton was another American woman sanctified by the Catholic Church.