Beautiful and simple shrine for Saint Katharine Drexel. I didn't see anything about the grounds being sold while there, but it will be sad if they are. The Chapel is unique and was designed by Saint Katharine herself. It was very peaceful and I enjoyed the uniqueness of who it was set up so that the Sisters can see each... 更多
Although we had each been here before for religious services, we decided to go again with a camera. The 1890's buildings are impressive for the architecture and grounds. A local gem which we hope is not demolished for condos. Free, open, walk in and where you wish. Recommend chapel and a walk around the back.
The Shrine and chapel are perfect places for prayer and meditation. The grounds are gorgeous. There are relics of St. Katharine on display. There's also a great cell phone audio tour available, so bring your earbuds. I'm virtually certain I saw them in the gift shop for sale if you forget them. Speaking of the gift shop, it is excellent.... 更多
St. Katharine's Shrine is a hidden gem! The grounds are beautiful, the Chapel is stunning and the Shrine, in general, is inspiring. You are permitted to freely walk around and absorb the history, artifacts and pray over St. Katharine's crypt. It is a special place outside of the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia. All parking is free as well as... 更多
This is a wonderful sanctuary in what is otherwise a busy town. Beautiful grounds, a peaceful setting and the actual burial place of St Katharine Drexel. A must for any Catholic.
This attraction is around the corner from where I live. When you first enter the grounds you see a cemetery. I call it Habit cemetery because all the headstones are in the shape of the habit the sisters wore. If you look in the right corner there is a Memorial to Msgr. Joseph Stephan. He was the director of the... 更多
if you want to find peace in your heart go there .it is a very nice place to pray .the nuns will pray for you and with you.they have a beautifull gift shop .on the grounds.a lot of history about mother cathrine
Your visit starts with a drive on the grounds of the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. As you approach the shrine, look around at the beautiful trees, hanging baskets of flowers, the century old garden cross, stone arches and layers of rooftops capped with crosses. The landscape and architecture sets the tone of your pilgrimage visit. There... 更多
This is a peaceful holy pilgrimage site. You can sit in the shrine room where the remains of St. Katharine are kept. It has very beautiful energy. There is also a room nearby with St. Katharine's belongings and photos documenting her life and mission. This is an active church and convent so please enter with respect and reverence.