Saints of the Week

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around the country

Saint Katharine Drexel

Let us open wide our hearts. Press forward and fear nothing.

    Facts about St. Katharine Drexel

  • Gave up an inheritance of $7 million to enter religious life
  • Foundress of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in 1891
  • Created a system of Catholic Schools for African Americans