1850 – She was born in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano, in Lombardy, on the 15th of July the youngest of thirteen children of Agostino Cabrini and Stella Oldini.
1863 – At 13, she was sent to Arluno to study under the Daughters of the Sacred Heart.
1868 – At the age of 18, she was certified as a teacher.
1872 – She contracted smallpox, and because of this, she was refused admission into that order and into the Canossians as well.
1877 – She took religious vows, becoming the Mother Superior of the House of Providence orphanage in Codogno.
1880 – She became one of the seven founding members of the Institute of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (MSC).
1889 – The Pope sent her to New York City on the 31st of March and was obtained the permission of Archbishop Michael Corrigan to found an orphanage.
1909 – She was naturalized as an American citizen.
1917 – Mother Cabrini died on the 22nd of September of complications from malaria at Columbus Hospital in Chicago.
1938 – She was beatified on 13th of November.
1946 – She was Canonized on the 7th of July, by Pope Pius XII.
– St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is the patron saint of immigrants.
– She is also the patron of a leading primary school in south London