(1850–1917), US religious leader, born in Italy; born Maria Francesca Cabrini; known as Mother Cabrini. She founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart in 1880 and was responsible for the establishment of many schools, hospitals, and orphanages in the US and South America. She became the first American saint in 1946.
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Syllabification: Ca·bri·ni, St. Frances Xavier
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