The Mother Cabrini Award has been presented to a staff member at Saint Frances Cabrini since 1989 making this the 26th year the award has been presented. Nominations for consideration are made by staff members by criteria based on Mother Cabrini’s life. Those qualities are:
Perseverance: The Spirit and Will to proceed on, despite difficulties or obstacles
Missionary Zeal: A great desire to reach out to others
Simplicity: A desire to live an unencumbered life, looking more to values
Educational Mission: An attitude that demonstrates love for children
Her peers had the following things to say about this year’s recipient:
She is a positive and uplifting person. She loves her students! She has donated much of her time and talents to the school and is a great role model of her Faith in God.
Her educational mission is displayed daily in how she treats and works with her students and her missionary zeal is shared with all. She lives a simple, unencumbered life living humbly with God as her guiding force. She lives out her faith daily praying for our staff and students.
She is always very encouraging and reminds others through prayer and rosary invitations that our true mission is to serve the Lord. Her gentle spirit is an inspiration to students and staff! She has taken on the role of religious leader for our school with grace and humility. She is always willing to share her expertise and is never judgmental. Most of all, she exemplifies what it means to lead a Christian Life.
We are proud to announce that this year’s Mother Cabrini Award selection is Judy Stallman.