15 Days of Prayer with Saint Katherine Drexel
Saint Katharine Drexel lived life with a sense of Social Justice in a world torn by differences.
Saint Katharine Drexel lived life with a sense ofSocial Justice| in a worldtorn by differences.Born in 1858 into a socially prominent Philadelphia Family|, Katharine Drexel seemed destined to lead the life of a debutante. Instead, from the age of 33 until her death in 1955, she dedicated her life and fortune to the material and spiritual wellbeing of underprivileged Americans. Mother Drexel founded the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and helped open schools for African and Native Americans. She also founded Xavier University in New Orleans.