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Only In Print: Letters Show Mother Cabrini’s Admiration for Bishop of Brooklyn

WINDSOR TERRACE — Although she couldn’t read or write English, Mother Frances Cabrini kept up an ongoing relationship with Brooklyn Bishop Charles McDonnell, who was the second Bishop of Brooklyn from 1892 to 1921.

A series of letters that have been preserved in the Diocesan Archives reveals the admiration and devotion she felt towards Brooklyn’s spiritual leader…

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