Exciting New Faith Formation Programs 
Registration is open now for our Fall Faith Formation Programs.  We have a brand new program taking the place of TGIF called Foundations of Faith.  This program allows us to adhere to today’s safe distancing and build our faith.  Please check out the video to the right and SIGN UP through our Faith Formation page.
Weekend Masses 
 All weekend Masses have restarted and are held at, 5:00 PM Saturday and 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM Sunday.  If you have not yet returned to Mass, please review this Re-opening Document so that you may understand what to expect while attending.  Mass reservations may be made by clicking the Mass Reservation button to the right.  This link will be updated on Mondays to reserve seats for the upcoming weekend.

 

Ordering Gift Cards
Our Gift Card process has now restarted.  Click here for the order form.  You can also find the form under our Financial Stewardship Page
Parish Schedule Changesfor Archdiocese information on the Coronavirus click HERE
 See Parish Calendar for updates (this is fluid, so please check back).

If you are not receiving Parish emails, please contact Stuart Henderson, stuart.henderson@saintdrexel.org.

Mass Re-Opening Video with Fr. Keith!

60 Second Sermons – Wednesdays and Thursdays are available on our YouTube channel

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Live-Streamed Weekend Mass
Join us for our live-streamed weekend Mass each weekend. You can join us for each of our Masses here on our website (below), or on our YouTube channel. If you cannot worship with us live at that particular time, this weekend Masses will be available on our YouTube channel any time afterward for your convenience.  If you have children in your house and would find a Children’s Liturgy of the Word helpful, please use the video resource here.  We also have a Kid’s Bulletin available each weekend CLICK HERE!

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Saint Katharine Drexel Parish pledges to be a Eucharist-centered, welcoming community, forming loving disciples, giving selflessly, in realization of the Kingdom of God.

Pastor’s Welcome

Our parish Mission Statement presents us with an exciting and daunting challenge: to form a modern Christian community in an ancient faith– to become the Living Body of Christ in a secular society– to embody a Catholic tradition in a pluralistic world. Thanks be to God that the Holy Spirit is promised to us for strength and guidance.

We have an inspiring role model in Katharine Drexel. She is recognized as a saint because she was a woman of worldly wealth who embodied Christ and the Catholic tradition for the poor, the outcast, and the forgotten of society during the 20th century. Our task as a faith community is to discern how we will do the same during the 21st century.

Together as a parish, we are charting a course to follow Christ as Katharine did. Following her example, it is in worship and prayer that we discover strength for the journey. It is a privilege for me to lead you on that pilgrimage of faith. If you are looking for a spiritual home, we hope that you will consider joining us!

-Fr. Keith Boisvert

A Place for You

Whoever you are and wherever you find yourself, we want you to find a home with us.  Maybe you are…

  • a Catholic who hasn’t been to church in a while

  • new to the area and haven’t found a parish home

  • just looking for a welcoming and energetic parish community

Let us know a little about you by contacting us so we can give you a proper welcome!

Come to a Prospective Members meeting to learn more about joining our parish.

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A five-minute video about the Archdiocese of Baltimore and our personal call to live and celebrate our faith

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Weekend Mass Schedule:

5:00 PM Saturday, 9:00 AM Sunday, 11:00 AM Sunday

Weekday Mass Schedule:

10:30 AM Monday – Nave

 9:15 AM Tuesday, Nave

6:30 AM Friday, Nave

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Family Movie Night

September 19 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Family Movie Night: Saturday, 19 September 7:00 PM School Grounds with a rain date of 26 September Join us as we host a Family Movie Night.  The evening will begin with cartoons then our feature film Mary Poppins Returns. Concessions will be available for purchase.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and join us in the back of the school for an evening of fun! Event Contact: Sherry Snyder (301-471-7723)

CANCELLED – Italian Night 2020

September 26 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Italian Night: Saturday, 26 September 6:00 PM Treat yourselves to a night out at Ristorante McElroy with our five-star Katie's Ladies chefs. This event is sponsored by Knights of Columbus! Bring the whole family! Event Contact: Terry Meek (240-578-1040).

CANCELLED – Cash Bingo

October 3 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Cash Bingo: Saturday, 3 October 6:30 PM Doors open at 5:30 PM and games begin at 6:30 PM. An evening of food, fun, and CASH for all bingo lovers, sponsored by SKD Council 14011! Event Contacts: Dolan and Kathy Smeak (301-694-7332)

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Not Catholic?  No Problem!

 

Perhaps you are planning to attend a Mass with family or friends for a special celebration, perhaps you are just curious about the Catholic Church.  Whatever brings you here, we welcome you!

Click here for information about what to expect when you attend Mass.  This is helpful information so you can feel at ease with us and participate as much as you feel comfortable.

If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith and exploring whether you would like to join the Catholic church, contact us.

Father Keith’s Korner

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

           Our Social Activities calendar for the year is included in the bulletin this weekend.  Because of current restrictions on group gatherings, it’s sad that many activities are cancelled, and some are postponed.  We did want to find some way to celebrate the...

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

        As you probably notice in the mortgage collection report in the bulletin, proceeds from gift card sales help to pay our mortgage each month.  Archdiocesan guidelines do not allow us to sell gift cards in the narthex at this time, and so we have developed an...

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

       We usually issue our annual schedule of parish social activities at the end of August.  Like many other institutions, we are struggling to understand what, if any, of our usual social activities can be held safely this fall.  For instance, our parish picnic...

Bulletins and Homilies

Our publisher archives our bulletins for us in a PDF format.  If you would like to read the most recent bulletin or receive the bulletin via email each week, input your email address on their page HERE.

We have also added some new materials for our children.  Please check out the Kid’s Bulletin for activities relating to the weekly gospels.

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