Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People's Saint Documentary Screening

October 18, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

On Thursday, October 18, 2018 The National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini will host a documentary screening of Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People's Saint. They will present the story of how The National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini rose from the demolition of Columbis Hospital, to its recognition of "the saint among out skyscrapers". The film presents a living portrait of the Italian born saint that showcases her relevance in an ever-changing world. The Patron Saint of Immigrants and Hospital Administrators is explores as a fearless, roll-up-her-sleeves woman who despite frail health, travele the world at the turn of teh 20th century to serve the less fortunate. It shows the environment in Lombardy, Italy that shaped her compassionate vision and includes interviews with individuals from all walks of life who carry on Mother Cabrini's work today, as the needs of immigrants and other populations continue to evolve. Her work of mercy and compassion continues today throughout the world through her daughters, the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. 

6:00 p.m. - Light Refreshments
7:00 p.m. - Movie Screening, followed by Q & A
8:30 p.m. - Departure

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