This is the largest and oldest predominantly African American Catholic Fraternal Organization in the World. Mother Katharine Drexel Court Number 288 was established in the Archdiocese of Miami in August, 1987. The members of Court 288 are from various Catholic Parishes throughout the Archdiocese. Members collectively participate in various parish and community activities, promote Civic improvement and social justice, and serve the parishes in different capacities. Members also actively participate in fundraising activities to award scholarships and support annual educational initiatives.