Gold-Filled 12 KT St. Frances Cabrini 3/4/" on an 18" GF Chain 9011GF/18GF. St Francesa Xavier Cabrin was the first U.S. citizen to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. As a girl, she was taken by the idea of becoming a missionary. She took her vows at the age of 27. St. Frances Cabrini founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart in 1880, and in 1889 Leo XIII sent her to the U.S. to work among Italian immigrants. St. Frances Cabrini traveled extensively to found 67 houses of her order.
St. Frances Cabrini died Dec. 22, 1917 in Chicago, Ill. She was canonized July 7, 1946; Her feast day December 22) Italian-born U.S. citizen.
St. Frances Cabrini necklace is gifted in Grey Velour Clam Shell Jewelry Box