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Monday, March 3, 2014

March 3rd - St Katharine Drexel

Patron saint of racial justice

Katherine Drexel was born in Philadelphia and was the daughter of a wealthy philanthropist and entrepreneurs. She grew up in the faith, became a missionary, after the Pope suggested it to her, and eventually founded her own order Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. She worked hard spreading the Gospel. After a heart attack she had to retire but carried on with her prayer life. She lived a life full of generosity and kindness.

Challenge: Use the gifts that God has given you to achieve your goals, as Katherine did.