Friend of the Oppressed
This Vision book for youth tells the beautiful story of American’s
recently canonized saint and servant of the oppressed, St. Katharine Drexel.
Born in 1858 to Francis and Emma Drexel, Katharine grew up in a happy, devout,
and wealthy Catholic family in Philadelphia. Her parents were greatly loved and admired
by many for their kindness and generosity to the poor and needy.