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Relevant Radio: The Dan Cheely Show

Live interview with

Lucia Mauro & Bob Szymkowski

August 5 & 6, 2017

 

Writer-Director Mauro Debuts New Mother Cabrini Doc

By Colin Costello

Reel Chicago -- August 28, 2017

L’umanita della Patrona degli emigranti e’ piu’ attuale che mai: Un film-documentario su Santa Cabrini

Di Vittorio Giordano

Il Cittadino Canadese -- September 13, 2017

Cabrini University to Host U.S. Premiere of

Mother Cabrini Documentary

Cabrini University News -- November 1, 2017

Film-documentario Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People’s Saint: La prima mondiale sara’ a Montreal

Di Vittorio Giordano

Il Cittadino Canadese -- November 8, 2017

Lucia Mauro’s documentary on Mother Cabrini to receive its American premiere in Philadelphia

By Umberto Mucci

We The Italians -- November 8, 2017

In occasione del centanario di morte della Suora Fondatrice: Santa Cabrini, la Corporazione rivendica la sua missione

Di Vittorio Giordano

Il Cittadino Canadese -- November 22, 2017

Mother Cabrini: The Most Important Italian Emigrant to the U.S. – Interview with Lucia Mauro

By Umberto Mucci

We The Italians -- December 4, 2017

Omaggio a Santa Francesca Saverio Cabrini

Di Fabrizio Intravaia

Corriere Italiano -- December 5, 2017

Homage a Santa Francesca Cabrini

Panorama Italia Magazine – Montreal, QC, Canada

December 5, 2017

Santa Cabrini Onorata con La Cappella e Il Film

Di Vittorio Giordano

Il Cittadino Canadese -- December 6, 2017

Un vibrant homage pour Sainte Francesca Cabrini

Newsletter – CIUSSS del l’Est-del-I’lle-de-Montreal

Santa Cabrini Hospital – Montreal, QC, Canada

December 14, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

New Documentary Chronicles Life of Mother Cabrini

By Michelle Martin

Chicago Catholic

February 25, 2018

Project liaison Bob Szymkowski & writer-director Lucia Mauro - Relevant Radio.

U.S. Premiere at Bryn Mawr Film Institute, sponsored by Cabrini University's Wolfington Center in the Philadelphia area. (L-R): Producer Joe Orlandino; writer-director Lucia Mauro; Aide Cuenca, graduate student; Dr. Raymond Ward, associate director for peace & justice at Wolfington Center; Megan Norris, administrative assistant; Thomas Southard, JD, director of Wolfington Center.

World premiere at Santa Cabrini Hospital in Montreal, QC, Canada. Writer-director Lucia Mauro and composer Enzo De Rosa at the newly dedicated Chapel to St. Frances Xavier Cabrini.

Archbishop of Montreal Monsignor Christian Lepine dedicates the Chapel of Santa Cabrini Hospital to Mother Cabrini during the film's world premiere.

Writer-Director Lucia Mauro introduces the film during its U.S. premiere at Bryn Mawr Film Institute, sponsored by Cabrini University's Wolfington Center in the Philadelphia area.

Chicago premiere at Loyola University's Damen Center Cinema. Writer-Director Lucia Mauro presents the film with program sponsor Prof. Anna Clara Ionta of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures.

Screening at Chicago's St. Ita Catholic Church, with individuals featured in the film. (L-R): Youth ministers Cesar Arce Arroyo and Soledad Andrade; Joseph Bamaung, Burmese Community Leader; Leonard Obilor, Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Mother Cabrini Council; Fr. Bob Cook, Pastor; writer-director Lucia Mauro holding a Mother Cabrini relic; Reggie Spears, Grand Knight; and Steve of the Knights of Columbus.

Filmmaker Lucia Mauro's interview about Mother Cabrini's humanitarian mission is featured in Umberto Mucci's new book, The 2017 Yearbook, of We the Italians, available on Amazon.

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Writer-Director Lucia Mauro introduces the film at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, the historic port of entry for immigrants to Canada between 1928 and 1971, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Audience members share their impressions of the documentary after the special screening at Chicago's St. Ita Catholic Church.

(L-R): Actor Massimo Brusadin, writer-director Lucia Mauro, and actor Antonio De Robertis participate in the post-show conversation in Lodi, Italy.

(L-R): Actresses Miriam Giudice and Martina Refano with writer-director Lucia Mauro at the screening at the Convent of the Sisters of Charity of the Assumption in Milan, Italy. 

Audience at film screening sponsored by the Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative at Chicago's DePaul University.

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St. James Cathedral in Seattle, where Mother Cabrini prayed and attended Mass. She had a great presence here between 1903 and 1916, and her statue is in the right niche.

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Writer-Director Lucia Mauro presents the film to congregation members of St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. Photo of Mother Cabrini is visible on the wall. The Saint received her American citizenship here in 1909.

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Cindy Bravos, host of Comcast Community Connection, interviews writer-director Lucia Mauro about the film.

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The documentary screens against the art and architecture of the Chapel of Chicago's National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, featured in the film.

Watch the unveiling of the new City of Chicago Tribute Marker to Mother Cabrini by Alderman Michele Smith and writer-director Lucia Mauro following the screening of our film at the National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini.

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Writer-Director Lucia Mauro offers opening remarks at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Yucaipa, California for the parish's 70th anniversary.

The new City of Chicago Tribute Marker to Mother Cabrini is now permanently installed in front of the National Shrine.

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The film screened as part of the 70th anniversary celebrations at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Yucaipa, California. Pictured l-r: Deacon Dan Hudec, producer Joe Orlandino, writer-director Lucia Mauro, Father Santos Ortega, pastor. 

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Posters in English and Spanish for our film screening at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Yucaipa, California.

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St. Frances celebrates 70th anniversary

By Adam Askenaizer

Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror -- November 11, 2018

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Special tribute to Mother Cabrini during the 70th anniversary Mass at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Yucaipa, California.

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Two documentary films focus on 2 religious figures with Chicago ties

By Robert Herguth -- WBBM News Radio

Chicago Sun-Times -- November 16, 2018

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Writer-Director Lucia Mauro presents the film to the Secular Franciscan Order at St. Peter's Catholic Church in the Loop, Chicago.

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Members of the Secular Franciscan Order gather for the film screening during Mother Cabrini's Feast Day celebrations at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Chicago.

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The film screened as part of the Italian Catholic Federation's Annual Mass & Pilgrimage in Burbank, California.

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Writer-Director Lucia Mauro with Father Joe Chamblain, Pastor of Assumption Catholic Church in Chicago.

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Stained glass window honoring St. Frances Xavier Cabrini as the Patroness of Immigrants at Assumption Catholic Church, Chicago.

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Statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini inside Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Chicago.

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Writer-Director Lucia Mauro at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Chicago.

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Lucia Mauro Interviewed by Joan Esposito

WCPT 820 AM Radio -- Chicago, IL

April 19, 2019

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The film screened in honor of Mother Cabrini's birthday at The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii in Chicago's Little Italy. (Right) Writer-Director Lucia Mauro addresses the audience.

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Writer-Director Lucia Mauro and Italian Film Series organizer Pam DeFiglio address the audience at Casa Italia Chicago.

Featured Interview: Lucia Mauro & More

By Gordon Nary

Profiles in Catholicism -- May 2019

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The film was shown at St. Raphael the Archangel Church in Old Mill Creek, Illinois. (L-R): Producer Joe Orlandino, writer-director Lucia Mauro, Pastor Michael McGovern, project liaison Bob Szymkowski.

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Lucia Mauro & Fr. Damian Zuerlein Interviewed by Jen Brown & Bruce McGregor

KVSS Spirit Catholic Radio Network (102.7 FM)

Omaha, Nebraska -- November 13, 2019

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Lucia Mauro Interviewed by Angela Tomlinson

WSFI Catholic Radio (88.5 FM) -- Illinois & Wisconsin

November 20, 2019

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(L-R): Sr. Catherine, Sr. Virginia and writer-director Lucia Mauro at the screening held for the Felician Sisters in Chicago on the Feast of the Epiphany. 

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(L-R): Writer-Director Lucia Mauro, hosts Bruce McGregor and Jen Brown, and Fr. Damian Zuerlein -- Pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church -- are interviewed on Spirit Catholic Radio in Omaha.

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(Left) Poster announcing our film screening for St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church at Gross Catholic High School in Omaha, Nebraska. Here Lucia Mauro leads the post-show discussion.

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"Frances Xavier Cabrini: The People's Saint" was shown for the Cathedral Filipino Network's Lenten Reflection at Chicago's historic Holy Name Cathedral.

Lucia Mauro Interviewed by Jen Brown & Bruce McGregor

KVSS Spirit Catholic Radio Network (102.7 FM)

Omaha, Nebraska -- November 9, 2020