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Drexel Shrine Mission Award

Essays due Friday, December 1st

Via Email,

All High School Juniors in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are encouraged to submit a short, 250-word essay explaining what the following quote means to them:

“It is for each of us to learn the path by which He requires us to follow Him, and to follow Him in that Path.”

-St. Katharine Drexel

Submissions should be submitted using the following form in a Word-compatible format or PDF.. All entrants will be enrolled in the Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel Honor Roll and will be invited to attend a special Mass at the Cathedral Basilica in January 2024.

Drexel Shrine Mission Award Submission Form

Top Prize is $250 to help with the various expenses of applying to college!

Birthday Venerable Cornelia Connelly Classroom Supplies Drive

January 12th – 15th 2024

Celebrate the birthday weekend of Venerable Cornelia Connelly, a Philadelphia native and the founder of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, by supporting ministries that serve children in the Archdiocese.

Please see the items requested below:

  • Wish List for the Providence Center, an SHCJ founded ministry
  • Rosaries for the Cathedral Parish’s PREP (Parish Religious Education Program)
  • Stationery and Crafting Supplies for the Holy Children Day Camp to be held at the Cathedral Basilica in July 2024

Learn more about Venerable Cornelia Connelly and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus.

P.A.T.H. Retreat

Saturday, February 10, 2024, 1:30 – 5 p.m.

According to Saint Katharine Drexel, “It is up for each of us to learn the path by which He requires us to follow Him, and to follow Him in that path.” Take some time to with us at the Shrine to reflect on what you’re being called to and how you might take those first steps on the way.

In Saint Katharine’s life we see her path marked by Peace, Authenticity, Truth, and Humility. What will yours be?

Register for this free retreat celebrating the 133rd anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament.

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