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Saint Katharine Drexel
     

Saint Katharine Drexel

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by Bob Lord
 

Our story begins in one of the most unlikely places, in the home of one of the wealthiest bankers of his day, Francis A. Drexel. Toward the end of the Nineteenth Century, at the time Mother Cabrini was being called to aid one suffering minority, the Italian immigrants in the United States - persecuted because of language and customs differences, God was raising up

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Our story begins in one of the most unlikely places, in the home of one of the wealthiest bankers of his day, Francis A. Drexel. Toward the end of the Nineteenth Century, at the time Mother Cabrini was being called to aid one suffering minority, the Italian immigrants in the United States - persecuted because of language and customs differences, God was raising up another missionary, only to those alienated because of color and origin, although their origin (that of the Indians or Native Americans) dated back farther than those who were oppressing them.
But let us begin at the beginning. Our journey to the life of a future Saint takes us to Philadelphia, where, in 1774 the first Continental Congress sent a petition to King George of the British Isles called the Declaration of Rights. Then in 1776, Congress met and representing the original Thirteen States of our country, drafted the Declaration of Independence. With this declaration, the early founding fathers desired to separate from England so that they could insure the citizens of this fair land Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. But sadly not all were privy to these rights; as always some were more equal than others.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011392382
Publisher:
Journeys of Faith
Publication date:
06/24/2011
Series:
Super Saints , #73
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,244,281
File size:
518 KB

Meet the Author

Bob and Penny Lord renowned Catholic Authors and hosts on EWTN. They are best known for their media on Miracles of the Eucharist and Many Faces of Mary. They have been dubbed experts on the Catholic Saints. They produced over 200 television programs for EWTN global television network and wrote over 25 books and hundreds of ebooks.

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Saint Katharine Drexel 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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novelreader4years More than 1 year ago
I JUST GOT RIPPED OFF AND OVER CHARGED!!!!!!!! I ORDERED SAINT KATHARINE DREXEL AND WAS CHARGED $ 4.95, HOWEVER, I RECEIVED " SAINT PADRE PIO " WHICH ALSO COST $ $ 3.95 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Saint Padre Pio book also jumps from page 18 to 22!!!!