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Celebrate Feast Day of Saint Kathrine Drexel; Submit Your Prayer Intentions

PHILADELPHIA PA--Faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are invited to celebrate the feast day of Saint
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Saint Katharine Drexel
Katharine Drexel with a Sung Mass at the Shrine within the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
Thursday, March 3, 2022
12:05 p.m.
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
The Sung Mass will be live-streamed through the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Facebook page and website.
All are encouraged to join in praying the Solemn Novena to Saint Katharine Drexel, which will begin on Tuesday, February 22. Please follow the link to access the Novena: click here. The Solemn Novena will be prayed at every Mass during this timeframe.
Prayer intentions can also be submitted and will be especially remembered every Thursday in the perpetual Novena to Saint Katharine Drexel following the 7:15 a.m. and the 12:05 p.m. Masses in the Cathedral Chapel. Please use this link to submit a prayer intention or offering: submit Your Prayer Intentions
Background Regarding Saint Katharine Drexel
Saint Katharine Drexel was canonized on October 1, 2000. She is the second American-born person ever to be canonized. Born into tremendous wealth as part of the Drexel family, she gave up her life of privilege to found the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in 1891. She dedicated her life to serve the needs of African Americans and Native Americans, and inspired so many women, who joined the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, to follow her example.