Her passion became her reality.
Children were her life, and God’s messenger Mother Frances X. Cabrini dedicated her entire life to caring for poor Italian immigrants who sought refuge in the slums of New York City in the early 1890s. A devout champion of education and proper health care for the poverty-stricken, Cabrini forged a path of survival for young children by building schools, orphanages, and hospitals—not only in the United States, but also throughout Europe and Central and South America. With an acumen for business and a desire to help, Mother Cabrini chiseled away at a problem others refused to see. Years after her death, Mother Cabrini was named Patron Saint of Immigrants because of her unwavering work for those who needed her.
About Nicole Gregory, Writer & Editor:
Nicole Gregory is the author of God's Messenger: The Astounding Achievements of Mother Frances X. Cabrini: A Novel Based on the Life of Mother Cabrini and several biographies about early Christian missionaries from Italy. She also works as a freelance book editor, editing memoirs and other nonfiction books for authors around the country. Nicole has been a staff editor at the Orange County Register, Family Circle, Vegetarian Times and many other publications. She has also written features for Los Angeles magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe and Good Housekeeping magazine, among others. She lives in Los Angeles and in her free time Nicole enjoys painting, reading novels and hiking with her husband and son.
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