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Frances Xavier Cabrini: Episode Two

Frances Xavier Cabrini: Episode Two


Frances Xavier Cabrini: Episode Two

🗺️ Frances Xavier Cabrini - Episode Two: Not East, But West

Italy, 1889. Mother Cabrini's missionaries are in Codogno and Milan, but Frances has much bigger plans. She is determined to bring her order to the Pope's attention and win papal approval for a mission to China.

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Mother Cabrini demonstrates great courage, overcoming her fear of water and even her desire for missionary work in China in order to become a missionary to the United States. She remains as a moment of courage when her sisters cannot be, giving them an example of love and service to their missionary work in spite of dreadful circumstances.  

This episode contains moments of intensity and danger, including arguments and raised voices. Cabrini’s near-drowning is mentioned. The Sisters are not welcomed by the bishop and spend a night in a dangerous tenement on the famous “murder-a-night” street.


Frances Xavier Cabrini: Episode Two
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