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National Shrine of
St. Katharine Drexel

 OPEN THROUGH December 30, 2017! The National Shrine is located on the grounds of the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in Bensalem, PA. and offers individuals, as well as groups, opportunities to reflect on the life of St. Katharine and her devotion to the Eucharist ...
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Saint Katharine Drexel
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Sunday Reflection

July Pope Francis Universal Intention: Priests and Their Pastoral Ministry Pray for priests who feel tired and lonesome. Pray that they find help and comfort in their close relationship with Jesus and in their friendships with their brother priests. “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the [...] Read More

The History of the Mission Center

After the canonization of St. Katharine Drexel, there was a need to have a space where visitors could be welcomed. One of the original buildings on the grounds of the Motherhouse was renovated and new space added to it.

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Videos and Brochures

Here is a short (10 minute) video about the life of St. Katharine Drexel published by St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Amador County, CA. Pantomime Story of SKD by Sr. Agnes McDevitt Tour of SKD Shrine  This video of The Faithful Traveler was sent to us by Diana von Glahn for our use on the website.  Read More