Saint Katharine Drexel

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Saint Katharine Drexel was an American saint born in Philadelphia in 1858. She had a love for God and was deeply intrigued with the spirituality of Native Americans and African Americans. Katharine founded the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament for Black and Native American peoples, whose members would work for the betterment of those they were called to serve.1 She spent most of her opening missions and teaching native populations about Catholicism. Drexel founded Xavier University in New Orleans along with missions and schools. Unfortunately she passed away in 1955, she was canonized on October 1, 2000. Her feast day is March 3rd. I am not very impressed with this Saint because her methods of teaching the children are unknown. There have been many sisters that teach Native Americans so I am not very impressed with her work. Saint…show more content…
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