The National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

CARDINAL CUPICH LIFTS THE DISPENSATION FOR MASS

Beginning on the first Sunday of Advent, Catholics will be obligated once again to attend Mass on Sunday.

To read the Cardinal's letter to the faithful, click here.

UPCOMING DEVOTIONS

JOIN US FOR FIRST FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, AND FIRST SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3.

JUBILEE CLOSING MASS

WE LOVE OUR SHRINE PILGRIMS

We continue to welcome lots of pilgrims during our Jubilee Year.

 

 

CABRINI STATUE UNVEILED AT HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL

 

 

 

 

FIRST RESPONDERS BLESSED ON OCTOBER 8

A WONDERFUL EVENT!

PET BLESSING PHOTOS

Click here for the Chicago Tribune's article about our pet blessing.

More pictures to follow soon.  Here are some samples:

 

 

HELPING THE RECENT IMMIGRANTS

In the spirit of Mother Cabrini, and in support of the City of Chicago's efforts to help immigrants who have  arrived, and will continue to arrive here, the Shrine will be collecting items to help with their daily needs.  You may drop off items in the narthex and we will transport them to various aldermanic drop-off points on an ongoing basis.  Click the picture of Mother Cabrini to get the current list of items requested by the city.  NOTE:  items must be new, and no food is being collected.

Two loads have already been taken to the alderman's office.  Thank you for your generosity!!  We will keep up this initiative as needed indefinitely.

   

MOTHER CABRINI on EWTN

In case you missed Father Fajardo's interview on EWTN, you can watch it by clicking this link:  EWTN

FIRST NEWSLETTER FOR FALL

The latest newsletter has been posted. Click on the newsletter icon, upper right on this page.


SHRINE HOURS - Expanded beginning July 1


Monday - Friday

CHAPEL:  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

OFFICE: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thursday only:  Open until 7:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday:  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (summer hours)

 

SUNDAY MASS
Saturday Vigil - 4:00 PM
Sunday - 10:00 AM

WEEKDAY MASSES

Thursday 6:00 PM

First Fridays  12:00 PM (next date, August 5)

First Saturdays 9:30 AM (next date, August 6)

 

CONFESSION
1st & 3rd Saturday of each month
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (new time)

ADORATION
Every Friday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

GIFT SHOP HOURS
Monday - Friday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday 9 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Our Mission
The National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini is a Catholic Shrine dedicated to the first American Citizen Saint and Universal Patron Saint of Immigrants. The Shrine is a place of prayer, worship, and devotion; pilgrimage, evangelization, and reconciliation. Read More...

 



Jubilee Mass Celebration
Mother Cabrini's Feast Day 
begins our Jubilee Year. 
November 13, 2021 - November 13, 2022

 


Spiritual Center & Architectural Masterpiece in the Heart of Lincoln Park

Historically, this site was home to Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, a missionary woman religious, who helped shape America's social and health care system in the early twentieth century.

Spiritually, it is the only National Shrine dedicated to the first American Citizen Saint and the Patron of Immigrants and Heath Care Workers in the Catholic Church.

Architecturally, the Shrine's Chapel is the masterpiece of world-renowned architect, Leonard Gliatto, who felt that this was his crowning achievement in America.

 

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