St. Katharine Drexel

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The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, which houses the relics of St. Katharine Drexel.

St. Katharine Drexel's tomb at Philadelphia cathedral named an archdiocesan shrine

Mar 1, 2019

By Perry West

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced that the recently constructed tomb of St. Katharine Drexel at the Cathedral Basilica of... Read more

Photo courtesy of Xavier University

The historically black Catholic university founded by a saint

Feb 12, 2018

By Mary Farrow

Of the 106 historically black colleges in the United States, only one is Roman Catholic - Xavier University of Louisiana.  Read more

The Saint Katherine Drexel motherhouse in Bensalem, Pa.

St. Katharine Drexel's sisters announce plans to sell their motherhouse

May 6, 2016

The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament will sell the Pennsylvania estate that hosts their motherhouse and the tomb of their... Read more