Saint Katharine Drexel Shrine & Tomb

Welcome from the Rector

On August 2, 2018, Saint Katharine Drexel’s sacred remains were translated from the Motherhouse of the Community she founded, the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, to the Cathedral Basilica. Read the full welcome letter by the rector of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Fr. Dennis Gill.


The St. Katharine Drexel Shrine was delighted to welcome principals and pastors of the Drexel Mission Schools Initiative of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and Archbishop Hebda to celebrate St. Katharine’s Feast Day with us on March 3rd! Read Archbishop Hebda’s article about their visit to the Cathedral Basilica and the Shrine.

The Pilgrim Center of Hope aired an interview with Fr. Gill, Rector of the Cathedral Basilica, and the Associate Director of the Shrine, G. Ingiosi, in honor St. Katharine’s feast day, March 3rd.

Shrine Hours

Sunday from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM

Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Saturday from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Perpetual Novena to Saint Katharine Drexel

Each Thursday following the 7:15 AM and 12:05 PM Masses

Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament

4 Neshaminy Interplex Drive Suite 205
Trevose, PA 19053