The Golden Door Katherine Burton

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The Golden Door  by  Katherine Burton

The Golden Door by Katherine Burton
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This is a biography of a member of the prominent Drexel family of Philadelphia who devoted her immense fortune and her life to the services of others, and in the black habit of a nun was content to walk simple, silent and unknown. Katherine DrexelMoreThis is a biography of a member of the prominent Drexel family of Philadelphia who devoted her immense fortune and her life to the services of others, and in the black habit of a nun was content to walk simple, silent and unknown. Katherine Drexel founded the Sisters of The Blessed Sacrament for Indians and Colored People. She established 48 elementary schools 12 high schools, and the first Catholic university for Negroes in the United States - Xavier University in New Orleans.

Katherine was beatified by Pope John Paul II November 20, 1988 and canonized on October 1, 2000, one of only a few American saints and the second American-born saint.



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