National Shrine of

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha


          Fonda, NY              

Kateri Tekakwitha was born in Auriesville, NY in 1656 to an Algonquin mother and a Mohawk Indian Chief father. She was baptized a Christian in 1676 by a Jesuit and spent the balance of her short life (24 years) helping her people.

She was declared Blessed by Pope John Paul II in 1980 and is the patroness of peace and ecology.

Amen, Amen, October 11, 2012 we now have SAINT KATERI TEKAKWITHA



Route 5, East of Fonda, NY 12068

For information call:  (518) 853-3646                   





Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine