A Brief History
The Drexel Society Incorporated is a National Corporate Service Organization, a non-profit that was founded by visionary Elise LeNoir Morris, on October 14, 1978, and chartered the first Chapter in Houston, Texas on December 1, 1981. She served as National President from October 1978 to October 1998.
.The Founding Charter members are *Consuella Broussard, Rosemary Coreathers, Monica Delphin-Wilson, *Josephine Egby, *Ethel Fleming, *Gertie M. Guidry, Delores Henny, *Winnie Reed, *Rose Thibodeaux, and Isadora Willis. (*deceased).
The members of this organization are Catholic women who render service to the church and humanity by observing the motto “Service, Love, Dedication, Sacrifice, and Devotion. Their efforts are dedicated to the memory of their mentor, Saint Katharine Drexel.
The Drexel Society Inc. colors are Silver and gold. Our symbolic flower is a Pink Rose.
Conventions are held biennially. The first was held in 1986 in Houston, Texas.
The Drexel Society declares that its intent id to render service to God and to our fellow humans through charitable works and religious devotion. To foster opportunities for women of common interest to address issues and concerns related to these issues. To formulate positions and to seek positive action in relation to these positions. To provide opportunities for women to advance themselves educationally, secularly, and spiritually.