SKD Feastday Novena

NovenaLtrpreviewThe St. Katharine Drexel (SKD) Feastday Novena mailing went out in January for receipt in homes in February. It included a letter from SBS president, Sr. Donna Breslin, the novena prayer brochure, along with a donation envelope. If you did not receive this mailing, you can review Sr. Donna’s letter by clicking on the graphic to the left or by clicking on this link to download the pdf file.

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If you need to update your address or make any other change requests to your mailings, please contact Denise Kirk in Development at (215) 244-9900, ext. 325. You may also request a copy of this mailing or download the Novena below.


“Love is proved by deeds…
We are God’s hands, God’s instruments”

– St. Katharine Drexel

To donate online to the SKD Feastday Novena, click DONATE NOW!

Need to View or Print the Feastday Novena?
You can view & print the Novena Prayer by clicking this link or clicking on the image of the Novena cover graphic. Begin praying the Novena with us beginning Feb. 22 – Mar. 2.


aa-ltr-previewThe Annual Appeal mailing went out in September including a letter from SBS president, Sr. Donna Breslin, along with a full color Focused mMission brochure and response envelope. If you did not receive your annual appeal mailing, you can review Sr. Donnas letter by clicking on the graphic to the left or by clicking on this link to download the pdf file.

The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament continue to actively carry out the eucharistic focused mission established by their foundress, St. Katharine Drexel.


“Ours is the Spirit of the Eucharist, the total Gift of Self.”

– St. Katharine Drexel

Reminded by St. Katharine’s words, “Arise from your Eucharistic Thanksgiving and go find God in the people,” the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament continue to work towards these specific goals: Empowering Minds; Creating Hope; Building Faith and Seeking Justice through their ministries. You can read more about this by downloading the color gatefold Focused Mission Brochure. Just click here or on the blue brochure graphic.

To donate to this appeal, click DONATE NOW!



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: 215.244.9900, ext. 356.

Or email Sr. Jane:

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



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.

Celebrating 125 Years of Gratitude!

In 2016, the SBS celebrates
125 years since St. Katharine Drexel
pronounced her vows and founded
the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament.

Click link to view the entire
Feastday Novena Letter

(excerpts highlighted above)

Click below to view
the Feastday Novena

English Version

Spanish Novena

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