St Katharine Drexel's relics to be moved to Philadelphia cathedral

Posted July 26, 2018 6:37 pm by Editor

St Katharine Drexel's relics to be moved to Philadelphia cathedral

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 26, 2018 / 03:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The relics of St. Katharine Drexel, along with her original tomb, will be translated to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, and the public will be able to visit her remains when  the tomb opens in September.

St. Katharine Drexel and her family attended Mass at the Cathedral Basilica when she was a child.

Previously, St. Katharine Drexel’ body was buried at the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament Motherhouse and Shrine in Bensalem, Pa. That shrine closed at the end of 2017, about 18 months after the sisters

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