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Holiday Homage to Patron Saint of Immigrants

My wife, her cousin and Aunt wanted to attend mass before visiting the Rockefeller Center but... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2015
Dumont, New Jersey
Patron Saint of Immigrants Enshrined in Washington Heights

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is the first naturalized American to be canonized. She is the patron... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Kim D
New York City, New York
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701 Fort Washington Ave, New York City, NY 10040-3702
Washington Heights
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is the first naturalized American to be canonized. She is the patron saint of immigrants. Her relics are preserved here, in a shrine located in upper Manhattan. Her story is told in beautiful mosaics around the altar. The Italian nun wanted...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I'd suggest going to Mass there and speaking with a Sister. The nuns who are a testament to Mother Cabrini's "can do" attitude are wonderful resources to hear her story. The most interesting thing that I discovered on my own is that when they restored...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

I wandered up on this religious sites in New York City quite by accident I had had ice surgery for macular hole that was not expected to get more than 10 or 20% of my vision back this would make me I had had ice...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2015

The shrine is next to a School. It is close to the Cloisters but a little hard to find if you don't know the area. It is awesome to see a Saint (although I believe her head and arm and heart are physically located in...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2015

My wife, her cousin and Aunt wanted to attend mass before visiting the Rockefeller Center but masses was unavailable during the hours we were able to come. Parking is always extremely difficult in the area (Fort Tryon Park) but the shrine itself has limited parking...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2014

The shrine is supported by donations and is a spiritual center of welcome and compassion for all on a faith journey. It is in honor of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, also known as the Patroness of Immigrants and the First Americal Citizen Saint in the...More

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30 December 2014|
Response from Mary136 | Reviewed this property |
The best advice is to call or e-mail the shrine to find out the daily mass schedule. I am sure there is at least one mass each day at the shrine. We had a priest with us on our parish pilgrimage, so we scheduled our own mass... More