The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament marked their 125th anniversary last weekend, July 9-10, with a Mass on Sunday and celebration at the Bensalem motherhouse of the order founded by St. Katharine Drexel. Because the property is intended to be sold, the approximately 500 guests might have enjoyed one of the last such gatherings at the site, which also houses the crypt and shrine for St. Katharine. The Philadelphia socialite founded the order to serve African Americans and Native Americans, many of whose descendants joined in the celebration. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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