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Sharing the Bread in the Footsteps of a Saint

In honor of their 125 years of service, the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament are hosting a Celebration of Gratitude, and you are invited to the event!

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St. Katharine Drexel 3rd Annual Golf Outing

The championship team gives us a peek at their approach to winning at this course. Many thanks to all who participated, donated, sponsored and contributed in making the outing a success!

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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.

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Volunteer Appreciation Lunch

Good works do not go unnoticed...volunteers were honored at a special lunch in April.

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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.

Welcome to Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament
and National Shrine of Saint Katharine Drexel

To facilitate your call for more information about the sale of the Motherhouse and FrancesEmma, Inc., please call 215.244.9900 and enter the extension number for the person who will be most helpful to you.

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Alumnae and Associates
Sr. Jane Nesmith, SBS /
ext. 356

Employees
Barbara Wade /
ext. 348

Properties
Sr. Sandra Schmidt, SBS / ext. 312

Center and Shrine / Volunteers
Sr. Patricia Downs, SBS / ext. 402

Vendors
Rich Green / ext. 400
Dave Greer / ext. 333

Other Questions
Cheri Wenger / ext. 331

Saint Katharine Drexel

An Interactive Timeline

Follow along in the footsteps of a saint as you learn about St. Katharine Drexel’s family, her life, her ministry and canonization. For more information on the Feastday Novena, select Development from the pull down menu under the Partners tab.

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