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6ABC to Air St. Katharine Drexel Documentary

“Saint Katharine Drexel: The Holy Heiress,” a 30-minute documentary on the life and work of Saint Katharine Drexel, will air at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30th, on 6ABC.  The program is a special presentation of 6ABC’s FYI Philly.  Click here for more details.

“The Holy Heiress” presents Saint Katharine Drexel, from her early years growing up in Philadelphia, to her religious life dedicated to serving the needs of African Americans and Native Americans, and how she became a saint.  It also tells of the translation and installation last year of her sacred remains to a newly constructed tomb at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

Designated an Archdiocesan shrine last month, the tomb, located near the Drexel Family altar inside the Cathedral’s main entrance, is open for visitation and prayer. You can to learn more about the tomb and shrine at