Development

St. Katharine Drexel Feast Day Novena

The St. Katharine Feast Day Novena was mailed in late January for receipt in February. The mailing includes a letter from SBS president, Sr. Donna Breslin, the SKD Novena brochure along with a response envelope. If you did not receive a mailing from us but would like to be added to our list, please call 215.470.9776 and ask to speak to Denise Kirk in our Development office who can assist you with making an online donation or being added to our mailing list. To view Sr. Donna’s letter, click here or on the graphic to the left to read/download the pdf file.

We invite you to pray the Feast Day Novena with us by clicking here or on the brochure graphic to view and/or download online. 

This missionary spirit is very much alive through the ministries of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and the Associates of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament throughout the United States, Jamaica and Haiti.Your support of the St. Katharine Drexel Novena helps to keep Saint Katharine’s mission alive, working in many new and wonderful ways to provide hope to the disadvantaged and bring to light social injustices. It also helps us to provide scholarship opportunities for families in need that want to provide their children with a Catholic education.

To make an online donation, simply click on DONATE ONLINE to be directed to our donations page. Your ongoing support is greatly appreciated by the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and those whom they serve. You and your family will be remembered in our prayers with gratitude and love for your sacrifice.

SBS 2017-2018 Annual Appeal

The 2017-2018 Annual Appeal were mailed in early September. The full-color envelopes included a letter from SBS president, Sr. Donna Breslin, along with a four color brochure, response slip and return envelope. If you did not receive an annual appeal mailing from us, please call 215.244.8174 and ask to speak to Denise Kirk in our Development office who can assist you with making an online donation or being added to our mailing list. You can review Sr. Donna’s letter by clicking on the graphic to the left, or on this link, to read/download the pdf file.

It was foundress of The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, St. Katharine Drexel, who instilled in her religious order the value of embracing the missionary spirit and responding to the call of God, wherever that may lead.

“I wish to be before You as light as a feather, so that Your breath may carry me where You will.”
– St. Katharine Drexel

 

As this has been a year of great transition, St. Katharine’s words inspire the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament to allow them to continue their efforts of Empowering Minds; Creating Hope; Building Faith and Seeking Justice through new and existing ministries. You can read and view photos of their various ministries in the color brochure. Just click here or on the brochure graphic to view the pdf file.

To donate to this appeal, click DONATE NOW!

You will be directed to our Donation Page where you can complete the form online. The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament are grateful for your partnership in helping support them and their ministries. You and your family will be held in their prayers as you have touched them with your generous assistance.

THE MYSTERIES OF THE ROSARY 
AND ST. KATHARINE DREXEL

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St. Katharine called Rosary a “symbol of love”. Now you can order your travel size copy of this booklet (5.5″ x 8.5″) with some of the writings of St. Katharine that were selected as a meditative aid for saying the Mysteries of the Rosary.

Compiled by Sr. Jane Nesmith, SBS, and Stephanie Morris, Ph.D., C. A. with illustrations by Ethan Malveaux whom Sr. Jane met during the Canonization of St. Katharine in Vatican Square. This booklet is the perfect companion for prayer groups, youth groups, bible study, as well as for your own personal reflection.

Cost: Donation of $5.00 ea. + $1.00 shipping & handling.

Order 10 or more for only $4.00 ea.* (call for discounted shipping cost when ordering multiple copies.) Not available for order through online or the gift shop.

To order using mail-in order form: click here to download the form or click on the graphic below.

 


To place your order by phone or to ask questions, contact Sr. Jane Nesmith: 215.244.8174.
(Leave a message)

Or email Sr. Jane: jnesmith3@outlook.com

Proceeds will help to support some ministries in Jamaica and Haiti.

 

The Mysteries, a Soulful Rosary Experience

Now You Can Recite the Rosary while riding to work or school, or a meeting…make good use of idle time in your car.

Rosary Recitation with music, and scripture reflection
for all five Mysteries of the Rosary with voice overs done
by Sr. Jane Nesmith, SBS & St. John the Apostle
Rosary Group.


$5.00
donation
includes shipping and handling

Special discounts available for large orders. Inquire about discounted pricing.
This makes a wonderful gift for friends and family!

To order, email Sr. Jane Nesmith at: jnesmith3@outlook.com or
call (215) 244-8174, and leave a message to place your order by phone or receive a return phone call.


On Feb. 12, 1891, in pronouncing her vows, St. Katharine became the first Sister of the Blessed Sacrament in the chapel of the Sisters of Mercy in Pittsburg. Ten novices and three postulants joined her.

125th Anniversary Milestone
Reached by the SBS

In 2016, the SBS celebrated the 125th 
anniversary of St. Katharine Drexel
pronouncing her vows and founding
the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament.

Click below to view
the 2016 Feastday Novena in Spanish

Spanish Novena