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The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament:
Who We Are

Our consecration is a free and total gift of outselves to GOD. The Eucharist, God's free and total gift to us, is the heart of our lives.


St. Katharine Drexel: Apostle to the Oppressed

During Katharine's life span, 1858 to 1955, her activity was phenomenal in its extent and breath. This affluent socialite gave not only her wealth but a total gift of herself to Christ and his people.

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National Shrine

Come. Visit the tomb of St. Katharine Drexel. Walk our sacred grounds. Spend quiet time in Saint Elizabeth Chapel. See Native American and African exhibits. Watch a presentation of Saint Katharine Drexel's life. Visit our gift shop.


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The National Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel

Plan Your Visit Today!

Be one of the many people who come to this holy and historic place. Spend time in prayer and learn about this extraordinary American woman - Saint Katharine Drexel.

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Our Mission

What the Sisters Do

We recognize in the poor the Body of Christ, and we live among them in the inner cities, on the reservations, in the North, South, East and West, respecting their cultures, praying and working with them to end poverty, racism and injustice and for an increase in faith.

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