Maria Frances Cabrini was born on July 15, 1850, in Lombardy. She was the youngest of 13 children. Later she took the name of Frances Xavier Cabrini.
She was a missionary in the Americas and started many schools, nurseries, hospitals and orphanages there and in Europe.
St. Frances Xaxier Cabrini was beatified on November 13, 1938, and canonized on July 7, 1946, by Pope Pius XII. She is the patron saint of immigrants and hospital administrators. Her feastday is celebrated on December 22. She was the first U.S. citizen to be canonized.
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