Cabrini, Frances Xavier, Saint, 1850-1917

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Frances Xavier Cabrini, of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart, (also known as Francesca Saverio Cabrini, born July 15, 1850, in Italay-died on December 22, 1917, in Chicago, Illinois), also called Mother Cabrini, was an Italian-American Roman Catholic nun, who founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a Catholic religious institute that was a major support to the Italian immigrants to the United States. She was the first naturalized citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church, on July 7, 1946.
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referencedIn Guida, Father Gerald. Oral history, 19?? [sound recording]. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Mother Cabrini Shrine (Golden, Colo.). Records, 1914-1995. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Starr, Ellen Gates. Papers 1659-1975 bulk 1850-1970. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Smart, George T. Oral history, 1981 Oct. 21 [sound recording]. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Ellen Gates Starr Papers MS 151., 1659 - 1975, 1850-1970 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Collection of relics and reliquaries, 1795-1999 University of Dayton
referencedIn Hary, Nicoletta Mattioli, 1927-. Relics and reliquaries collection, 1795-1999. University of Dayton, Roesch Library
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associatedWith Collected by the Congregation of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (Springfield, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Guida, Father Gerald person
associatedWith Hary, Nicoletta Mattioli, 1927- person
associatedWith Mother Cabrini Shrine (Golden, Colo.) corporateBody
associatedWith Smart, George T. person
correspondedWith Starr, Ellen Gates person
correspondedWith Starr, Ellen Gates. person
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Birth 1850-07-15

Death 1917-12-22





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