Frances Xavier Cabrini (Mother Cabrini) came to work in the United States to help the many Italian immigrants in New York City. She founded schools, hospitals and orphanages in New York, across the U.S. and in South America.
Feast of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini; Christian Religious Observance; November 13; Italian-born American nun; founder of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart, devoted to the education of girls. The first U.S. citizen to become a saint. Patron saint of immigrants and hospital administrators.