Mother Cabrini Lived and Worked in Chicago. She came here in 1899 and provided immigrant families with food, medical care, education and spiritual growth. She founded Assumption School, Columbus Hospital and Cabrini Hospital, the Columbus Hospital extension. Mother Cabrini died in Columbus Hospital in 1917. She was canonized a Saint in 1946 and in 1955 the Shrine was built inside Columbus Hospital to honor her life and legacy.