In this presentation are women who represent the Catholic populations of: Native Americans, white immigrants, converts and “cradle” Catholics as well as Black Americans. Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917), canonized by Pius XII in 1946 was an Italian nun who became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1909 after living and working among immigrants. Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (1774-1821) became the first U.S. born citizen canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. She moved from New York to Maryland, where she established the the first free Catholic school in the U.S. Katharine Drexel, was born in 1858 in Pennsylvania from one of the richest families in Philadelphia. She created a new congregation to help Native Americans and African-Americans. Kateri Tekakwitha was an Algonquin born in 1656 in the State of New York. Immediately after her death in 1680, Jesuits published several biographies and a devotion to her developed in Canada. She was beatified by John Paul II in 1980 and canonized by Benedict XVI in 2012.