Chapel of Saint Katharine Drexel
Blessed Trinity is thrilled and proud to announce that the BT Chapel will be dedicated to Saint Katharine Drexel, founder of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and numerous Catholic schools, including
Saint Katharine Drexel was born in 1858, into a prominent
At the time of her death in 1955, there were more than 500 Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament teaching in 63 school throughout the country.
Pope John Paul II beautified Mother Katharine Drexel on November 20, 1988, and canonized her on October 1, 2000. Katharine Drexel holds the distinction of being the second recognized American-born saint.
A statue of Saint Katharine Drexel will be displayed in the Chapel at a later date. How blessed BT is to have its Chapel named for a saint who dedicated her life to the Blessed Sacrament, education and serving the disadvantaged.