ST. KATHARINE DREXEL – Patron Saint Against Racism
Katharine Drexel was the daughter to wealthy parents. They taught her and her siblings to use their wealth for the good of others. She became a Missionary and gave herself to God, entering the Sisters of Mary Convent in Pittsburgh. By the time of her death, she had established black Catholic schools, mission centers, and the first colored college in the United States.
b. 1/26/1858, Philadelphia, PA.- d. 3/3/1955, Bensalem, PA. USA
Patronage: Philanthropy, Against Racism
Feast Day: March 3
Memorial Day Mar 3