Lent is time to empty ourselves for the Lord to enter In 1996, Peter Mazar wrote the following, which impressed me then and still does: For three days Esther fasted and Judith kept vigil, the exiles came home to Jerusalem, … Continue reading →
Daily Mass Readings and reflection for 03/03/15 from Fr Michael Williamson, Pastor of St Matthew parish in Akron OH.
Katherine was born in Philadelphia on November 26, 1858. Her mother died two days later leaving Katherine and her sister, Elizabeth, motherless. Francis Anthony Drexel, her father, was the millionaire partner of J. P. Morgan. Her father remarried and later had a baby girl, Louise. Katherine helped her stepmother work with the poor and donate […]