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Set free the oppressed; Share bread with the hungry

...the kind of fasting God would like to see during Lent when so many are starving for the bread of life, Jesus.

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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. Pass through our Holy Door for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.


MISSION magazine

Look for downloadable issues of MISSION on Communications and other pages. Last 3 issues available.


The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament:
Who We Are

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

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.

Schedule a Group Visit
Sisters of Blessed Sacrament

Celebrating 125 years!

Various cultural activities are planned for Saturday. For further information. please contact Sr. Joanne Bauer at

Meet the Sisters

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