National Shrine of
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
|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