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Address: 701 Fort Washington Ave, New York City, NY 10040-3702
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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... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
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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 the wonderful mural behind the altar, they noticed that Mother Cabrini's halo got brighter as... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 25 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 surgery for macular hole that was not expected to get more than 10 to maximum... 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 different locations). Prayerful place to spend some time. Beautiful church and HUGE stained glass of... More 

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Dumont, New Jersey
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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 through the narrow gate. This is not readily apparent to visitors. Visiting during the late... More 

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Reviewed 16 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 Catholic Church. Small gift shop, located outside the entrance of Fort Tryon Park. So, we... More 

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