St. Katharine Drexel (1858-1955)
She visited several Indian reservations, then built and supported a number of schools. Following an audience with Pope Leo XIII, she began discerning about starting an order that would focus its works on the American Indians and African-Americans. After founding the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament , she and the sisters supported many missions among the poor in the United States. Katharine was also the mind behind the founding of what eventually became the present Black and Indian Mission Board.
She was canonized on October 1, 2000. Her feastday is March 3.