Kateri Tekakwitha (in Mohawk), baptised as Catherine Tekakwitha and informally known as Lily of the Mohawks (1656 – April 17, 1680), was an Algonquin-Mohawk Catholic virgin and religious laywoman.
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I have been to their Shrine in Auriesville New York, its really inspiring. St Kateri Tekakwitha's shrine is only...
The first Indian of North America to be promoted to a saint- Kateri Tekakwitha
Caledonia shrine honours first canonized native
Mass at 5, blessing at 6 TODAY for Caledonia St. Patrick's new shrine for Saint Kateri Tekakwitha.
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Flower of the Algonquins, Lily of the Mohawks
The film shoot in December is a U.S. miniseries about 17th Century Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. I might get to be an extra!
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha~Lilly of the Mohawks ~ Mohawk Mass will be this Sunday at 11am in the Coliseum.
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Reach Team 2014-2015. These guys are awesome! Such a blessing to have them. Gods got...
Hey A friend posted this from the Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine !
Happy Feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha! Otherwise known as "no really, how do you pronounce Kateri" day!
Happy feast day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the "Lily of the Mohawks"
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Happy Feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. Video reflection from Jim Kubicki, SJ, of the Apostleship of Prayer ht…
St. Kateri Tekakwitha: The blood of martyrs is the seed of saints. Nine years after the Jesuits Isaac Jogues and...
New 2 my list of favorite saints: St. Kateri Tekakwitha, of the
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, favored child and Lily of the Mohawks, I come to seek your intercession in my present need: My cousin Kent Matthews is in Halifax hospital, with heart problems, liver problems and kidney problems. I admire the virtues which adorned your soul: love of God and neighbor, humility, obedience, patience, purity and the spirit of sacrifice. Help him to imitate your example in his state of life. Through the goodness and mercy of God, Who has blessed you with so many graces which led you to the true faith and to a high degree of holiness, pray to God for him and help him.. Most of all I beg you to pray for him so that he may lead a holy life and save his soul.
VATICAN CITY - She was known as Lily of the Mohawks, or the Pocahontas of the Catholic Church. But on Sunday, Kateri Tekakwitha went down in history as the first Native American saint. Born more than 300 years ago in the Mohawks village of Ossernion - today Ausierville, fo …
Today in History: 1685 - Fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas. 1804 - 1st US land-grant college, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, chartered 1856 - The American Party (Know-Nothings) convenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to nominate its first Presidential candidate, former President Millard Fillmore. 2012 - Kateri Tekakwitha canonized as the first Native American saint
Today in 2012 Kateri Tekakwitha is canonized as the first Native American Catholic saint
It was great seeing My roomie from last year!!! Kateri Tekakwitha
On February 18, 2012, Kateri Tekakwitha was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI, becoming first Native American saint.
On February 18, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI decreed that Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks, was to be canonized.
TODAY IN CATHOLIC HISTORY Regina Magazine St. Angilbert, Frankish monk and diplomat dies in A.D. 814. Pope Gregory V dies in A.D. 999. The Sixth Crusade: Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor signs a ten-year truce with al-Kamil, regaining Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Bethlehem with neither military engagements nor support from the Papacy in A.D. 1229. Fra Angelico, Italian painter dies in A.D. 1455. Mary Tudor I of England, Queen of England and Ireland is born. Martin Luther, German monk and priest, leader of the Protestant Revolt dies in A.D. 1546 Michelangelo, Italian sculptor and painter known for many religious artworks dies in A.D. 1564. The Encyclical *** multorum charitate is promulgated by Pope Benedict XIV on February 18, 1745. Pope Benedict XVI announces seven new saints including American Saint Kateri Tekakwitha and appoints 22 new Cardinals in A.D. 2012. Today is the Feast Day of St. Bernadette Soubirous, St. Simeon Bishop of Jerusalem, St. Flavian of Constantinople, and St. Angilbert.
Wow. I'd forgotten about St. Kateri Tekakwitha. The Jesuits she worked with must have met my great-great-(+11)-grandparents.
Anyway,my first "flute-gig" at Catholic Mass was on the Feast Day for St,Kateri Tekakwitha,(Mohawk).Sooo,i did'nt feel TOO out of place,and the church did'nt crumble.I will always remember that day...
For my Catholic/Christian friends that are concerned with conserving nature and protecting life
dear Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks, can you hear me crying your name from among the shallow pools, crouching behind the reeds
tell my homegirl Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha I say what's good and I miss dat ***
Services for my Papa: *Viewing/Rosary on 02-10-2014 from 4-8PM @ "Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha" AKA Precious Blood Church in Banning, CA Rosary will begin @ 7p.m. *Funeral/Burial on 02-11 @ 11AM @ "Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha" Precious Blood Church in Banning, CA
Saints and Soldiers The Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno - The "Grunt Padre" An Independence Day Tribute to our Army Chaplains Capt. Strichker, Lt. Dunnigan, and Father Capodanno (picture courtesy of JD Murray) Every year as Independence Day approaches, we anticipate gathering with family and friends for parades, fireworks, and picnics. We are commemorating the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Reminiscing, firework displays and patriotic hymns have us standing united “One Nation under God,” as we give thanks for our founding fathers, the gift and blessing of the freedom we enjoy, and for the courageous self sacrifice of many who fought for our great Nation. It is also an opportunity to turn our hearts and prayers to our brave Army Chaplains who truly serve God and Country. An awe inspiring example for us is the Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno. Vincent Robert Capodanno was born February 13, 1929 in Staten Island, New York. On June 7, 1957, he was ordained by the late Francis ...
In honor of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the song "Call of Kateri" as performed by Enoch's finest (Albert's) group and Alexis drummers at St. Josephs Basilica, E...
I'm starting the st kateri tekakwitha novena tomorrow does anybody want to join?
Off to Jamestown to speak at a women's brunch...great Women of Inspiration: Mary of Nazareth, Brigid of Kildaire, Kateri Tekakwitha, and Katharina von Bora Luther. Who are women of inspiration for you?
Heather KnockwoodThe Prayer Room Good Evening prayer room, there is a healing Mass tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. in Indian Brook, at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Church, Indian Brook. For the first time, I have been asked to be guest speaker. There will be refreshments served. Let me know if you can make it. Hope to see you there.
This is a statue of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the first North American Native Indian saint. I have to confess, it's the first time I ever cried tears of joy over a statue. This is at the Cathedral
Blessed are those who mourn; they shall be comforted. St. Mathew 5:5 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha ...with deepest sympathy...one of your elder aunts...
Family Promise of The Capital Region welcomes St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish and La Salle Institute as our newest Host Sites!
If Kateri Tekakwitha Frisch 'a party reaches $200 in sales, everyone that orders will be entered to win a FREE eye pigment or lipgloss!!!
In 1677, Kateri Tekakwitha arrived at the Iroquois Christian community of Saint Francis Xavier carrying a letter from her spiritual advisor. It said, "I send you a treasurer!". And now she is our treasurer. She is a saint of and for First Nations people. She is a saint for both the United States and Canada. She is a saint for the Americas. And she is saint for anyone, anywhere , who is listening for the call of our Creator God. -Anne F. Neuberger
This statue of St Kateri Tekakwitha will soon be placed in our church. Please see this week's bulletin for more information about this New York Saint.
Prayers for my life long friend Ruby "Tubby" Parisien, she has been in Trinity ICU Minot for a few days. She had 4 gran mall seizures, her daughter Kelby is with her at the moment and has been praying the rosary for her mom's healing. I was able to get her to smile. This afternoon the breathing tube will be removed and she will be able to sit up and start coughing to get rid of excess junk. I promised to go back later today and fix a nice huge bouffant hairdo and paint her finger nails pretty pink, she frowned and shook her head no, lol. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha please heal Tubby.
Oct 21, 2012 - Pilgrims wearing feathered headdresses gathered to hear Pope Benedict XVI name Kateri Tekakwitha, the ‘protectress of Canada’, as the first American Indigenous saint. Her story:
This is Kateri Tekakwitha. Native American catholic. i love her story. such beautiful pictures. "Now i eat of the faithfulness of trees, now i'm a bark bowl for Gods flowing down, to wash the leggings of him who wields the tomahawk."
"And what of Tekakwitha? What of the Venerable Kateri Tekakwitha, the glory of the Mohawks? Did she not..."
The Tekakwitha Conference National Center has relocated to 2225 North Bolton Avenue in Alexandria, Louisiana 71303. Though it is already January 15, 2014, the office is not in full operation. We now have phone and internet services for a week. There are a number of volunteer angels who have visited and offered their services to assist with unpacking and setting up the new office space we have. Those who have seen Saint Kateri Tekakwitha's new home love it. If you are in the area do stop by and see the new home for the National Tekakwitha Conference. I do believe all the Kateri Tekakwitha statues on stands or shelving, and images displayed on the walls like 'their new home' at 2225 North Bolton Ave. for all of her friends to see. Perhaps the 76th Annual Tekakwitha Conference in 2015 here in her hometown will be an occasion for you to stop by. The WELCOME MAT will be ready for you.
If you're in the Boone area on January 24th, please consider attending the Jared Gallamore Memorial Concert. Jared was a friend and former Appalachian Studies colleague who suddenly passed away last November. Suggested $5 donation for Jared's church, St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, which was a cause near and dear to his heart. Jared and I talked about religion from time to time; he was raised Methodist, converted to Catholicism, and later joined the Russian Orthodox Church; He was interested, as a scholar of Cherokee Studies, in my thoughts about St. Kateri Tekakwitha, and extremely supportive of my decision to enter seminary, for which I was grateful. May he rest in peace. For more information, contact Rachel Simon.
"I am not my own; I have given myself to Jesus. He must be my only love." -St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Boozhoo! Welcome! Our Native American Apostolate led by Sr. Sue Gardner is looking to grow the voice of our Native American brothers and sisters within each parish community. If you are Native American and are participating in Sunday Mass we would like to get to know you, hear your stories and learn from you. Please contact Sr. Sue at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish at 231.271.6651 or by email at: SLG55USMiigwech!
Lord God, you called the virgin Saint Kateri Tekakwitha to shine among the Native people as an example of innocence of life. Through her intercession, may all peoples of every tribe, tongue and nation, having been gathered into your Church, proclaim your greatness in one song of praise. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen
SO good to get back out on the basketball court tonight, with the men of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in Schenectady. This is a great community and region to live and work in!
Reconciliation class with Adrian — at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Parish - Santa Clarita, California
Thank you Marie, for the follow!:) Your name Kateri I heard before. Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha of the turtles. Great one!:)
Spiritual beliefs The Iroquois believe that the spirits change the seasons. Key festivals coincided with the major events of the agricultural calendar, including a harvest festival of thanksgiving. The Great Peacemaker (Deganawida) was their prophet. After the arrival of the Europeans, many Iroquois became Christians, among them Kateri Tekakwitha, a young woman of Mohawk-Algonquin parents. Traditional spirituality was revived to some extent in the second half of the 18th century by the teachings of the Haudenosaunee prophet Handsome Lake.
I've decided to broaden my horizons and offer to auction my services playing lite dinner/cocktail music for any event at the "Heart of Christ Gala" hosted by St. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School. It should be lots of fun!!
it was a bittersweet day today had a great talk with my best friend Kateri Tekakwitha' we got over a big hump in our relationship and then I got Melanie's feet print tattooed and Liyahs ribbon tattooed.. then to have stupid text messages n tojust come back home to childish b* makes it the (bitter)part..
In this video by Mohawk artist Skawennati, a student travels back to 1680 to visit Kateri Tekakwitha, the only Native American saint
Are considering to make a 2014 spiritual year? Perhaps a pilgrimage to Canada following the footsteps of St. Kateri Tekakwitha may be a good inspiration... more details to come.
Send your kids to a summer camp with meaning! Registration for Camp Kateri Tekakwitha opens soon.
Weekly Science Report January 3, 2014 “These virtues do not have ineffable meaning, but offer a sense of morality-a way to be, and a way to behave, as a member of the human family.” Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Kingdom of Jordan on being Muslim Introduction I created this publication with the support of Graham Hancock and John Anthony West to share news and information on various disciplines to include paleontology, space sciences, genetics and archaeology. My goal behind sharing this publication has always been very simple, by sharing knowledge we can make our world a better place. Since the beginning of the internet age we have always heard of the world being drawn together but through my investigations I’ve never found a publication like the Weekly Science Report. This publication is my contribution to bring people together and share ideas and discoveries with my fellow man. I hope you enjoy this publication and that the content challenges and inspires you ...
we have stained glass window of Kateri Tekakwitha probably most excited about exploring that one!
The drawings for the new church building for St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish were issued for bid yesterday at 6:15PM! A year of hard work by Father Steven Beatty and the St. Kateri Building Committee, our team and the teams of our consultants, Hodge Structural Consulting Evansville, IN and McCoy and Howard Engineering now culminates in pricing and an early spring start on construction. With luck St. Kateri Parish will celebrate Easter 2015 in their new church!
Anna Laura (Paul) Barlow 1921-2013 INDIAN ISLAND, NB - It is with heavy hearts that the family announce the peaceful passing of Laura (Paul) Barlow of Indian Island on Monday, October 28, at the Stella Maris Hospital, Ste. Anne-de-Kent, NB. Born in Red Bank, NB she was the daughter of the late Bernice (Augustine) of Burnt Church, NB and late Jack Paul of Millbrook, NS. She was predeceased by her husband; the late Chief Peter J. Barlow, her daughter; Shirley Francis Kimball, her grandsons; Mathew, Wilder, Michael Barlow, sister; Serena, brothers; Frank, Wallace, Alvery. Laura is survived by her sisters; Rhoda and Hazel, as well as her children, daughters; Dorthy Taylor Dykeman (Ralph), Gertrude Nicholas (Marlene), Loretta Perley (Larry), Patsy Barlow-Francis (Don) and her two sons; Garfield (Georgina), second Peter (Gail), twenty grandchildren, many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Laura was a member of the Rexton CWL and the Richibucto Legion branch # 30. She was also a councillor of In ...
The presentations are multiplying! ... Wednesday, January 29, Coffee and Catholicism, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish at Christ the King Church: The Gospel of Matthew.
Blood Donors Needed! Just as everyone is getting back into a routine following the holidays, Mother Nature is doing her best to keep people off the roads across much of the U.S. Severe winter storm Hercules dumped deep snow in the Northeast and extreme cold is penetrating the central U.S. As a result, the American Red Cross expects blood drive cancellations and low donor turnouts in these areas. And yet, despite some donors having a reduced ability to donate, patients will continue to need blood products. Donors in unaffected areas are urged to help make up the donations lost in the weather-impacted areas. It's the blood already on the shelves that helps save lives in an emergency. While all blood types are needed, donors with types O negative and B negative are strongly urged to donate in the next few days. Local Blood Donation Opportunities: Peninsula Community Chapel 4209 Big Bethel Road, Yorktown, VA 23693 1/9/2014 1PM-7PM Sponsor Code: PCCYT Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church 3800 Big Bethel Roa ...
I will be going to St. Kateri Tekakwitha on Big Bethel between 2 and 7 on Friday, the 10th to donate blood for the first time since I had Nora! If you want to join me, register at www.redcrossblood.org
Father Thomas Rosica CSB reflects on the life of Bl. Kateri Tekakwitha in honour of her feast day on April 17(Canada) & July...
Who was Kateri Tekakwitha? A Mohawk-Algonquin woman born in 1656, Kateri devoted her adult life to Christianity and died at age 24.
Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk convert to Christianity, is one of seven named by the Vatican today for canonization after their miracles were recognised by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Blessed Kateri lived from 1656-1680 near what is now New York and Quebec and was known for her…
Kateri Tekakwitha, the First Native Saint. She was from the Mohawk tribe. One to learn more about, interesting, never knew there was one:)
In Memory of Gail Googoo Born In: Wagmatcook Passed in: Wagmatcook Passed on: December 11th, 2013 The family of Gail Marilyn Googoo are sadden to announce the passing of their daughter, sister, mother, aunt and great aunt. God saw that our daughter was in pain and decided to take her as an Angel on Dec. 11, 2013. Gail was the daughter of Frank Michael and Jean Doris Googoo (Dennis) of Wagmatcook. Gail was a wonderful mother, she is survived by her four beautiful children which she adored very much twin girls Aveda Shine and Adeva Dream age five, (their father Craig Paul, Eskasoni), Katie Michelle, 16 and Quinn, 18, their father (Philip Martin, Millbrook). She is also survived by two brothers, Guy and Francis John (Nora Poulette), Wagmatcook; three sisters, Kimberly (Paul MacDonald), Membertou, Daphne and Mary Elizabeth, Wagmatcook; sister-in-law, Audrey Pierro and brother-in-law, Darryl Usher. Gail is also survived by her best friend, Crystal Ross, Indian Brook; nieces, Natasha, Kendll and Karla; nephews, ...
This special rosary in honor of St. Kateri Tekakwitha is made with 7mm olive wood beads, a pewter crucifix and center with a 3rd class relic encased on the back of the center. The relic is a piece of cloth that has been touched to the tomb of St. Kateri.
This bookmark features a beautiful picture of Kateri Tekakwitha with a prayer for her intercession on the back. Bookmark measures 1 3/4" X 6 3/4" and contains an embedded medal.
Kateri Tekakwitha is depicted in this statue outside the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe… the Roman Catholic Church has canonized her... making her the first Native American saint.
1971 Ottawa Ontario - Justin Pierre Trudeau born; second child born to a Prime Minister while in office; Mary Macdonald the first, in 1869. 1960 Montreal Quebec - Opening of the Boulevard Métropolitain for traffic; Montreal's cross-town artery. 1944 Ravenna Italy - Canadian Army captures Adriatic coast city of Ravenna. 1944 Sackville, New Brunswick - CBC tests its new International Service with a Christmas broadcast to Canadian troops in Europe in both English and French; only transmitter tests, but a small regular audience of Canadian troops and Europeans develops; opens full service Feb. 25, 1945. 1941 Hong Kong - Japan announces the surrender of the British-Canadian garrison by radio broadcast; 290 Canadian dead, 493 wounded; Canadian survivors spend rest of war in Japanese POW camps; in all, 264 men never return from the camps. 1940 Aldershot England - General Andrew McNaughton 1887-1966 organizes First Canadian Corps with two divisions. 1924 Montreal Quebec - New cross on Mount Royal first illuminat ...
From all of the staff at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish (minus Deacon Tom who took the picture), a very blessed and...
going to mass tomorrow night at Kateri Tekakwitha.. My mother started us going there on Christmas Eve.. The last time she was with us. she got sick and couldnt go. She told my son.. we should still go and pray and thank god.. now she is gone. my son still tell us that we still got to go to pray because it feels right.. I would like to think that my mother is sitting right there with us :) I really hope I have said that right..
Come to Concordia University on March 6th for my presentation at the AGIC (religious studies). The paper is "Once Upon Another Time: Counter-Hagiographies and Pilgrimage," on pilgrimage to St. Kateri Tekakwitha's shrine.
Simbang Gabi at St. Kateri Tekakwitha (Saugus, Santa Clarita, California) at 5:00 pm followed by Reception at the Slattery Hall.
Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680) Kateri Tekakwitha A painting of Kateri Tekakwitha, c. 1682, by Father Chauchetière Wikipedia Kateri Tekakwitha, also called “Lily of the Mohawks,” is considered the Catholic patroness of ecology and the environment. She was born in 1656 in what now is upstate New York, on the upper portion of Lake Ontario and near the modern Canadian border. Her father was a Mohawk chief, and her mother was an Algonquin who had been baptized as a Catholic prior to being captured by Mohawks in warfare. It was not unusual in Native American culture to wait to name a baby until the child showed some distinguishing characteristic, and the name of their infant would evolve with time. In 1660, when she was four, smallpox spread through her village and took the lives of her mother, father, and younger brother. She survived, but was left weaker, scarred, and partially blind. Thus, she was named Tekakwitha, which means “The One Who Walks Groping for Her Way.” Her uncle, also a Mohawk ch ...
The combination of authentic and beautifully written text and visually inspiring paintings will transform the reader as you experience Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, an extraordinary Christian woman, and the journey through her short life.This work of art is an intimate experience with the first Native...
Simbang Gabi parish celebrations begin Dec. 15 Written by The Tidings Friday, 13 December 2013 00:00 The annual archdiocesan celebration of Simbang Gabi will take place Dec. 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Archbishop José Gomez will preside at the liturgy, coordinated by the archdiocesan Filipino Ministry’s San Pedro Region committee. This year’s theme is: “Lord Jesus, Son of Mary, Mold Us Into One Family of New Evangelizers" (Panginoong Hesus, Anak ni Maria, Hubugin mo Kaming Maging Isang Pamilya nang Bagong Tagapagpahayag ng Mabuting Balita). Simbang Gabi is a tradition that manifests the Filipino spirituality of celebrating the birth of Christ through liturgy, Christmas carols, parols, native delicacies and reunion of families and friends, integrated in the nine days of liturgical celebration. Traditionally, Christmas Day in the Philippines is ushered in by the nine-day novena of Masses that starts on Dec. 16 and culminates on Dec. 24 with the family event, “Noche Bue ...
Lance Moar Some members of a Manitoba First Nation say they're shocked to hear their chief used the band's video lottery terminal revenue to fly to Rome for the canonization of North America's first aboriginal saint. Hundreds of Canadians, including many aboriginal people from across the country, were at the Vatican on Sunday to watch Pope Benedict XVI canonize Kateri Tekakwitha. Among those who travelled to Rome was Chief Donovan Fontaine of the Sagkeeng First Nation, as well as Fontaine's wife and five other band members. CBC News has learned that their trip was financed with video lottery terminal revenue generated on the First Nation. Marilyn Courchene, a Sagkeeng member who is studying aboriginal self-governance at the University of Winnipeg, said the band's VLT revenue is supposed to help the community. "Would Kateri herself allow this to happen when she herself took care of her people?" Courchene said Monday. "That would be the question." Ninety per cent of VLT revenues generated on First Nations r ...
St. Kateri Tekakwitha got smallpox and had scars all over her face. Wasn't baptized til she was nearly 20.
Starting overnights at Kohl's from now until Christmas Eve as Kohl's tries out 24 hour shopping for the remainder of Advent. Returning to my usual evening shift schedule, wake up at 6 am or get home from work shortly thereafter, get one or more children off to school or work, go back to sleep (hopefully) until about noon, do stuff, dinner with one of the kids, nap, then off to work again for 8 pm or 9:30 pm. This weekend apartment to clean, decorations to put up, confession on Saturday, Christmas food shopping to do with Mom (I hope!), Christmas gift shopping to finish with Terri Lindsay on Sunday, finish signing up for new health insurance, then gift wrapping and a few cards. Holiday plans so far: Christmas Eve at apartment and Midnight Mass at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, Christmas Day fixing dinner for my folks at their house and hopefully seeing at least one of my brothers, Boxing Day opening gifts and stocking with my kids at the apartment then a visit with my folks for my kids, Duncan Lindsay ...
Tammy Beauvais Designs has a beautiful shawl depicting Kateri Tekakwitha in our exhibition "On the Trails of the Iroquois", still on at Berlin until 6 January!
Contained within the pages of this Commemorative Canonization Edition, Rome 2012 are twenty-one exquisite paintings on the life of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha with accompanying text by celebrated fine artist and storyteller Giovanna Paponetti. A compelling foreword is written by Archbishop Charles Ch...
I took it apon myself to thank Ming Wong from Tahati .. To honor him with a beautiful print of .Saint Kateri Tekakwitha . For all the goodness you have shared for the people of Kahnawake .. Ming i will always Honor you ..
And finally, the most challenging, CATHOLIC FAITH BEE QUESTIONS (Set 3) 1. What are the first five books of the Bible collectively called? --the Pentateuch 2. In the Old Testament, who helped her favorite son trick his father into giving him a special blessing? --Rebekah / Rebecca 3. In the Old Testament, what was a person consecrated to God who promised vows and did not cut his hair known as? --A Nazarite 4. What is giving worship to a creature or thing instead of God called? --Idolatry 5. Moses was helped by his brother and sister. What is his sister’s name? --Miriam 6. In what book of the Bible do we learn about the Israelites’ years in Egypt? --The Exodus 7. Who said, “Your people shall be my people”? --Ruth 8. What is the term that refers to Pope Francis sharing the same authority given to St. Peter to govern the Church? --Apostolic Succession 9. What is the name of the group of clergy that serve as special advisors to the Pope and who are responsible for the election of a Pope? --the College ...
“It is not in this material temple God most loves to dwell. It is in us God wants to take up His dwelling place.” ---Kateri Tekakwitha
PMFP NEWS! Happy Advent to ALL!! We sent out PMFP Winter 2014 Calendars as well as Application Forms to all parishes and to ALL Vicariates. Your Catechetical Office as well as Parish Office should have copies for you to have. We will be at these following locations next year: WEST END VICARIATE: St. Charles Borromeo in Bloomington- Beginning the Journey- January 11, 2014 SAN BERNARDINO VICARIATE: (there are two locations hosting PMFP) St. Kateri Tekakwitha-in Banning - BTJ January 11, 2014 Immaculate Conception in Colton - BTJ February 1, 2014 HIGH DESERT VICARIATE: Holy Family in Hesperia - BTJ February 1, 2014 LOW DESERT VICARIATE: St. Francis of Assisi in La Quinta - Beginning the Journey- January 25, 2014 HEMET VICARIATE: St. Jeanne de Lestonnac School in Temecula - BTJ February 8, 2014 RIVERSIDE VICARIATE: St. Anthony in Riverside - BTJ February 1, 2014 If you have any questions, please call our MFI Office at (909) 475-5375
St. Kateri Tekakwitha was canonized on October 21st, 2012 and became the first Native American saint in the Church. This St. Kateri Tekakwitha Prayer Card is now available to feature your personalized prayer or message on the back. St. Kateri is depicted on this holy card as a young woman holding…
Looking to buy used or borrow the following books: St. Catherine of Siena by F.A. Forbes St. Thomas Aquinas and the Preaching Beggars by Larnen St. Margaret Clitherow by Monro St. Thomas More of London by Elizabeth Ince St. Francis and the Seven Seas by Nevins St. Ignatius Loyola by Forbes Teresa of Avila by Forbes St. Philip of the Joyous Heart by Connolly St. Vincent de Paul by Forbes Kateri Tekakwitha: Mohawk Maid by Brown
My girl Kateri Tekakwitha that doesn"t judge me and laughs at me;)
From the "Global Wave of Prayer to End Hunger," recently held at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in Schenectady: "One Day, God, may it be Your will that we live in a world perfected, in which food comes to the hungry as from heaven and water will flow to the thirsty as a stream. But in the meantime, while the world is filled with hunger, empower us to stand on your behalf and fulfill the words of the prophet: "to all who are thirsty bring water," and "greet those who wander with food." On this day, bless us that we should sustain the hungry. Amen." --written by Rabbi Scott Perio For MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
St Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American to be beatified. She was born in 1656. As young girl, she contracted small pox and her face
May Saint Kateri Tekakwitha - the first female indigenous Saint in the world - pray for us especially during this Advent Season.
In Her Footsteps: The Story of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha takes us on a journey from northern New York State to Montrèal and Kahnawake; from Washington State to New Mexico, as we follow St. Kateri's incredible journey of deep faith.
Next week will be our Christmas issue, but this week has some sneak-peeks at the holiday celebrations (and more, of course): • The world mourns former South African president Nelson Mandela; • Our Lady of Hope parish in Copake Falls celebrates the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe; • an artist from Siena College paints St. Kateri Tekakwitha for her namesake Schenectady parish—and blogs about the work in progress; • students from Troy’s LaSalle Institute build relationships with residents of a nearby nursing home; • Pope Francis tackles the issue of abusive clergy; • Rev. Ron Rolheiser writes on loving the Church while challenging its mistakes; • bishops advocate for gun control; • the Republic of Congo struggles with “gangrenous” corruption; • A priest reflects on his own view of Bishop Hubbard; • our weekly Scripture columnists write for adults about “the problem with Advent” and for children about being told to “figure it out” yourself; • St. Nicholas stops by Our ...
In the 1600's, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha took refuge on the Native American Reserve which is the home town of our family. She was an inspiration to many and as a young child, we had experience of her Blessings. Dear Kateri, Niawen’kó:wa. Konnorónhkwa. In the photo below, we have entered a quote of hers, written in a book by a Jesuit priest who knew her personally.
Still need a Christmas tree? You are in luck! Come to St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School parking lot tomorrow until after 10am Mass to pick a fresh Fraser Fir. $45 for 6-8 ft and $50 for over 8ft. Proceeds benefit Youth Ministry!
St Nicholas Pancake Breakfast THIS MORNING 9am - 11am in the St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School Gym. $5 adults, $3 children under 12 and $15 for a family of four or more. Come join the fun and get a tree while you are there!
Catching up on posting my homilies from this week. Below are links to my homilies from Tuesday and today, memorials of Sts. Francis Xavier and Nicholas of Myra. One more to go, this weekend at Christ the King Church of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish...Advent blessings and happy feast of St. Nicholas!
RIP Nellie Broncho, 97 years old. She will be missed. What an inspirational woman. Mass will be held for her on Saturday at 12:00 at the Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish.
THE MOHAWK TRIBE===The Mohawk People are the most easterly tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy. They are the People of "Ka Nee-en Ka" (or "Flint Stone Place") and are an Iroquoian-speaking indigenous people of North America. They were historically based in the Mohawk Valley in upstate New York; their territory ranged to present-day southern Quebec and eastern Ontario. Their traditional homeland stretched southward of the Mohawk River, eastward to the Green Mountains of Vermont, westward to the border with the Oneida Nation's traditional homeland territory, and northward to the St Lawrence River. As original members of the Iroquois League, or Haudenosaunee, the Mohawk were known as the "Keepers of the Eastern Door". For hundreds of years, they guarded the Iroquois Confederation against invasion from that direction by tribes from the New England and lower New York areas. Mohawk religion is predominantly Animist. Their current settlements include areas around Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River in Canada an ...
Out with the Old We’ll soon be making New Year’s resolutions. Advent is a good time to get started and to prepare for the coming of Christ at Christmas at the same time...Plan ahead to get your new year off to a good start! Let us help you with some ideas for resources for personal and professional use. Getting in Spiritual Shape by Joan McKamey Do you need a resource to suggest to someone who wants to get into a regular prayer routine? Need a spiritual workout that will help you grow stronger in your faith and lead you to deeper intimacy with Jesus Christ? A 40-Day Spiritual Workout for Catholics by Bob Rice was designed with one purpose in mind: to help you grow strong in your Catholic faith. This workout will help you establish a daily habit of prayer through powerful Scripture reflections, inspirational quotations from saints, and insightful explanations of how to pray. Take the 40-day challenge to exercise your spiritual muscles and strengthen your love for Jesus Christ. This is a great resource ...
Karlo Broussard will be presenting "Science, God, and Creation" at St. Kateri Tekakwitha in Santa Clarita, CA on Monday December 2nd starting at 7pm. The talk is addressed to the youth but all are invited to attend.
A Chaplet of Prayer dedicated in honor of the Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, the Lily of the Mohawks.
(II) TO USE THE WORDS OF -Bishop Stanislaus Brzana, Bishop of Ogdensburg, N.Y. 'Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Model Ecologist.Kateri was a child of nature. Her sainthood will raise the minds and hearts of those who love nature and work in ecology.' Saint Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680) is honored as the Patron of people who love nature, work in ecology, and work to preserve the natural and human environments. She is the first Native North American saint. Kateri's baptismal name is Catherine, which in the Iroquois languages is Kateri. Kateri's Iroquois name can be translated as, "One who places things in order."1 or “To put all into place.”2 Other translations include, "she pushes with her hands" and "who walks groping for her way" (because of her faulty eyesight).
My baby is ready for All Saints Day at Holy Family School! Thank you, thank you, thank you my prima Adriana S Adame for making Nessa's Saint Kateri Tekakwitha costume BY HAND! And thanks to your little helper, too!
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Orleans @ Aviva Community Fun Vote for S.K.T. so we get playground u can vote everyday
All Soul's Day Mass info All Soul's Day Mass will be at 6:30 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at St. Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish - Barona Mission, with candle lighting afterwards at the graveyard. There will be no 5:00 PM Mass Saturday or 8:00 AM Mass on Sunday. R.I.P., all souls!
“The poverty I am threatened with does not scare me, because so little is needed to give to the necessities of this miserable life and my labor could provide for it and I could always find some rags to cover me.” St. Kateri Tekakwitha was a Mohawk who convert to Catholicism and the first Native American to be canonized.
Went to church last night at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Denver and to celebrate the 1-yr cannonization of Kateri Tekakwitha with the Kateri Group of Indians. The Church is so beautiful and the Service was great! The procession included a group that were in their traditional dress and was smudge throughout the service. Good job all!
Anyone have an Indian costume for a girl around size 8? All Saints day dress up is Friday and Jenna is thinking about Kateri Tekakwitha? Let me know if you have something we could borrow :)
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Father David Brock, who passed from this life on October 24 at the age of 87. Father Brock was ordained a priest for the Detroit Archdiocese in 1956. His assignments included serving as associate pastor at Epiphany Parish, Detroit; St. Rose of Lima Parish, Detroit; St. Ambrose Parish, Grosse Pointe Park; St. Michael Parish, Livonia and as pastor at St. Anne Parish in Monroe. Father Brock also served as chaplain in the US Navy for 22 years. Visitation continues today, Monday, at St. Anne Parish in Monroe from 2:00 to 8:00 pm with a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm. Father Brock will lie in repose on Tuesday, October 29 at St. Anne, from 10:00 am until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. Father Brock was predeceased by his parents Peter and Marian; siblings Jack, Paul, and Thomas Brock and Daphne Lucas. He is survived by many nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to Rev. Terrence Kerner, St. Kater ...
Celebrity chefs event a success for Little Sisters of the Poor: MAUMEE—The fourth annual Celebrity Chefs at The...
More than 300 years have passed since Kateri Tekakwitha lived her brief life, but even today people across North America look to her for strength and guidance.
A note from Mrs. Chavez: This week joining our cafeteria staff as a part-time cook will be Mrs. Martha Patricia Padilla. Mrs. Padilla has lived in Tucson for three years, but she is originally from Canaoa, Mexico. Mrs. Padilla worked in the private schools in Mexico as a licensed Social Worker and in Public Relations. Since moving to Tucson, she has been wanting to get into the schools, but her limited English skills have made it difficult. She volunteers at Amistad in Tucson as a family counselor twice a week. We are happy to have Mrs. Padilla join our SACS family where she will bring her passion for helping others and love for cooking. She and her husband are parishioners at Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Parish. They have six children and four grandchildren. Please join me in welcoming Mrs. Padilla to our St. Ambrose Family.
Aah. So tired, traveling almost all day from Fairbanks. Had about half hour delay there because of foggy Anchorage and almost an hour delay in Anchorage because of the fog. But it is worth the trip. I get to see old friends, Terry and Barbara McCarthy, My cousin Andy Angaiak - missed you Marie, David and Pearl Chanar, my bros Job and John Chakuchin, Sister Josephine, Deacon George Bowder and of course Bishop Don,- sure was honored to take part in celebrating AFN and Thanksgiving for St. Kateri Tekakwitha Mass and of course cousins and relatives from our region and abroad. May God bless all of you.
Women's HistoryMonth Canada:Celebrate women like Kateri Tekakwitha, our first aboriginal saint
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is growing and is in need of a Playground to accommodate all of its students in order to foster healthy, active children in our community. Please help support our cause by voting for us today!
Getting my granddaughter ready to look like Kateri Tekakwitha. Lily of the Mohawks.
My daughter is dressing up as St. Kateri Tekakwitha and handing out corn nuts, because maize
HALLOWEEN: A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE Halloween has grown into a major secular holiday in American culture. But for those who don't value devotion to the saints, the Eve has become "hollow" instead of "hallow." The purpose behind it has been lost like celebrating New Year's Eve without a New Year's Day. Take away the saints and our beliefs about the dignity and destiny of human beings, and the only thing left is pre-Christian superstition regarding the dead. Among many Christians, there has been concern that things have gotten out of hand. After all, doesn't Halloween glorify evil? Is it right to send our children out as devils and vampires, or is it better to emphasize the saints, whose nearly forgotten feast day is the reason for Halloween? Hallow is the same word for "holy" that we find in the Lord's Prayer, and e'en is a contraction of "evening." The word Halloween itself is a shortened form of "All Hallows Eve," the day before All Saints Day How can we keep the religious connection and curb pre-Christian ...
I have a lot of feelings and headdeskings regarding the shenanigans surrounding Kateri Tekakwitha
Click here to find out about the Guatemalan Adventure trip led by Kay Sweeney of Kateri Tekakwitha Fund.
If I didn't know better I'd say she looks just like Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
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Who can tell me what is most pleasing to God, that I may do it?. Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha's Motto
So grateful to Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish for the very generous donation to African Well Fund I am honored and humbled but more importantly, I am excited about the significant impact the donation will have on the lives of so many. Thank you!
I am in Fairbanks. Just finish eating after serving at the CAthedral with Bishop im Mass of Thanksgiving for Canonization of St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Let's take a look at tomorrow's headlines. Making Strides Against Cancer Receives Boost from Akwesasne Residents Disputed land forces DWI dismissal Two solidarity fires are burning in Akwesasne in support of the Mi’kmaq Nation at Elsipogtog near Rexton, New Brunswick First Anniversary Celebration of the Canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
A huge thanks to Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish for their donation to African Well Fund. The Parish donated $1000.00 in honour of Diane Yoder's recent trip to Benin. We're so grateful for their generosity! Have a look at the letter here:
Most Beautiful Churches. Today is the feast day of St. John Capistrano, a remarkable Franciscan Saint, known for a variety of mystical phenomena, including levitation. Today's church is found in San Juan Capistrano, California: the Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano. The church is of recent origin: built in the 1980s, but it is modeled after the original mission church which was destroyed in an earthquake in 1812. The church was granted the status of minor basilica in 2000, and that of National Shrine in 2003. Externally, the church is clearly Spanish-classical mission architecture. The grand retablo behind the main altar is one of its most prevalent features. It also is modern--built by Spanish artists in the 1980s. It is a 42-foot-high and 30-foot-wide 16-ton unit carved from cedar and covered in gold leaf. Its style is true to the 17th century retablos which would have ordinarily been found in such mission churches, although its carvings are paintings are of superlative, not primitive quality. ...
On this day in 2012, Kateri Tekakwitha was canonized a saint by the Catholic Church. She was one of seven officially declared a saint by Pope Benedict the 16th during a ceremony in Rome. Known as Lily of the Mohawks, she was born in the 1600s in present day New York. She's the Catholic Saint of ecology, nature and the environment.
More coverage from last night's unveiling of our 1st St. Kateri Tekakwitha portrait...
St. Kateri Tekakwitha centre and colour medal, 6mm matte metallic Navy blue decades with 8mm glittering goldstone Our Fathers; first three Hail Marys 6mm matte jet black; Our Father below the centre is 8mm matte sage gold; Our Father above the crucifix is a big & quot; man in the moon"…
Just got blessed with a first-class relic of St Kateri Tekakwitha...twice.
1st Anniversary of the Canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha
Beautiful glossy 4 x 8 blank greeting cards with Ruth Greens stunning illustration of St Kateri Tekakwitha on the front and a quote from the
We have really been enjoying all the wonderful nominations we have received for our "Living Faith" series! Know someone who makes a difference by living their faith? The deadline for nominations from St. Philomena Deanery (Ottawa and Sandusky counties) and St. Kateri Tekakwitha Deanery (Maumee Bay area) is Nov. 1, with nominees to be featured in the Dec. 6 issue. More info here:
One year ago today, the Sun was in St. Peter's Square for the canonization of St. Marianne Cope and St. Kateri Tekakwitha. What an incredible day it was! Tonight, the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities will mark the anniversary with a Mass at the St. Anthony Convent Chapel, 2500 Grant Blvd., Syracuse, at 7 p.m. All are welcome!
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native Roman Catholic Saint, was canonized on 10/21/2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. The Episcopal Church remembers her on July 14.
Today is the 1st anniversary of the canonization of Saint Marianne Cope and Saint Kateri Tekakwitha! What a wonderful day for Assumption and for all in our community.
Kateri Tekakwitha and Pedro Calungsod, canonized a year ago, have much in common.
Presented Archbishop Hebda with a lovely picture of St Kateri Tekakwitha for the cathedral.
Great celebration today for the Kateri Tekakwitha 1st Anniversary as a Saint @ St. Francis Xavier Church in Kanawahki. Nice to see my native friends again.
Were having a vigil for our Mohawk sister, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. At 7pm soon. Couple minutes. Come celebrate with us one and all. Drumming/native prayers.
Today's Feast of the North American Martyrs reminds me of the powerful experience it was to visit upstate New York last year where they lived. It was just as powerful knowing it's where St. Kateri Tekakwitha discovered the Faith. What a reminder that Saints come just as surely from our own time and place as they came from rural Upstate New York in the 17th Century. St. Kateri Tekakwitha, St. Isaac Jogues, St. John de Brebeuf and Companions , Pray for Us!
Father McDonell gave a very touching homily on St. Isaac Jogues today, pointing out that he knew spreading the Gospel was so important that he was willing to give his life for it. About ten years after his death, a little girl was born who became Christian and was ultimately martyred for her belief in God. Her name was Kateri Tekakwitha who recently became a saint herself. His point was, who knows what will happen when you speak of God to those around you?
October 19 – Saint Isaac Jogues and the North American Martyrs Saint Isaac Jogues (1607-1646) is one of eight North American Martyrs who gave their lives for the Catholic faith in the 1600s in North America. Six Jesuit priests and two laymen were among the French Catholic missionaries in the 1600s who came to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to what is now Quebec Province and New York State. He worked among the Huron tribe, who were frequently at was with the Iroquois. During one of the attacks by the Iroquois, Isaac and other missionaries were captured, beaten and tortured. Included in his torture was that several of his fingers were bitten, burned or cut off. Father Isaac managed to escape and with the help of a Dutch captain, returned to his native France. He received special permission to say Mass and after a period of recuperation, he then returned to North America to continue his missionary work. There he was captured again, tomahawked and beheaded after some of his possessions were thought ...
Happy ten month birthday, Kaylyn McKenzie Dearing! You have brought more smiles to my life in the last ten months than I could have ever believed possible. Today is also your baptism. As the arms of the Church community of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha welcome you and embrace you this day, may the blessings of the Lord be always upon your life. Thank you, David Malatesta and Jennie Curran Skwara, for accepting the responsibility of being Kaylyn's godparents. Your pledge to spiritually support her, encourage and mentor her, and, not least of all, be her friend, are appreciated. Babci Anne loves you, bunches and bunches, Lil' Peanut.
Kateri Tekakwitha Statue Kateri was born near the town of Auriesville, New York, in the year 1656, the daughter of a Mohawk warrior. She was four years old when her mother died of smallpox. Her two aunts and an uncle adopted her. Kateri converted to Catholicism as a teenager. She was baptized at the...
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Today, October 1, we celebrate St Kateri Tekakwitha, Patron of the environment and ecology. St Kateri was born just outside of Auriesville..
I would like to welcome anyone and everyone to join me this weekend, Sunday October 6th, at Camp Kateri Tekakwitha, just south of McCool Junction. Bishop Conley is celebrating a 2:00pm Mass at our outdoor sanctuary and altar, followed by a 5K Fun Run/Walk, or a 1Mile Walk. The cost is $30 registration, and $30 per individual, $50 per family, and proceeds are going to fund a new picnic shelter at the camp. I have registration forms in my office at North American Martyrs. Message me if you would like one, or if you would like additional information!
St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish and School in Schenectady (formerly St. Helen and Our Lady of Fatima) is having 2 portraits commissioned of their new patroness. Check out this short blog by the painter, Scott Nelson Foster, to see all the work that goes into such an endeavor!
Feeling hurt and betrayed Kateri Tekakwitha well I guess you got what you wanted in the long run to lie and be with ur dad. That's fine you will always be loved by Christopher and I we both know deep down what the truth is baby girl and it will come out. You might not like the word no you might not like that we don't let you near people that are bad influences but such is life we are parents trying to teach you right from wrong so you don't end up on the streets or a drug addict. I can know longer allow you to hurt your sister. Nancy Connors and Tom thank you I pray she learns even though I feel a failure I know I am not I am going to stand strong against it all
Save the date- December 1--"FIDES ECCLESIAE" This musical play highlights the lives of St. Calungsod and St. Kateri Tekakwitha. They are two of the seven recently canonized by Pope Benedict XVI. These two saints were chosen at a young age by the Jesuits and both died before they even reached the age of 20. Moreover, this musical was inspired by the fact that it connects with young people who at this time are having their own faiths tested. Fides Ecclesiae hoped to inspire our youth to bridge their relationship with God and renew their faith. Tickets are now on sale, $50-$100. Please PM me for more info.
A relic of St Kateri Tekakwitha at the shrine of the Martyrs in Midland, Ontario.
On October 21, 2012, Kateri Tekakwitha became the first Native North American woman to be recognized as a Saint. http:/…
Elizabeth Ann Seton, Louise de Marillac, Kateri Tekakwitha, Hildegard of Bingen. Also Julian of Norwich (altho not Catholic St.)
Come and chat with us about the Kateri Tekakwitha Fund at Booth Aee you there!
We were at St Kateri Tekakwitha shrines these last 2 days at Fonda and Auriesville NY. Wonderful inspiration to believe in Jesus and love God's people.
Blogging is interesting. One of the bits of data I can find out about traffic on my blog is the search terms that people use that end up there. On my blog The Red Cedar I have some articles from a few years ago that I put up as part of my abandoned PhD in Jewish Studies. Thus, one that often comes up, related to a post I did on kabbalah, is "Kabbalah Sex Rituals." Gag me with a spoon. Here are the top ten search terms for my blog: st. kateri tekakwitha 198 peter rindisbacher 169 kabbalah rituals 84 pinterest scrapbooking 68 instagram bio ideas 65 coureur des bois 54 rubber stamps 51 instagram backgrounds 41 die harder sculpture 41 royal library windsor 34
St. Isaac Jogues, St. John de Brébeuf and Companions French Jesuits were the first missionaries to go to Canada and North America after J. Cartier discovered Canada in 1534. Their mission region extended from Nova Scotia to Maryland. Isaac Jogues, John de Brebeuf, Gabriel Lalemant, Noel Chabanel, Charles Garnier, Anthony Daniel, Rene Goupil and John de Lalande (the first six Jesuits, the last two laymen) preached the gospel to the Iroquois and Huron Indians, and after being tortured, they were martyred in the area of what is now Auriesville, New York. The martyrdoms took place between 1642 and 1649. Ten years after the martyrdom of St. Isaac Jogues, Kateri Tekakwitha was born in the same village in which he died. These martyrs are co-patrons of Canada. The missionaries arrived in Canada less than a century after its discovery by Cartier in 1534, in the hope of converting the Indians and setting up "New France." Their opponents were often the English and Dutch colonists. When Isaac Jogues returned to Pari ...
Notice to the Gesgapegiag Community: This coming Sunday at the Kateri Tekakwitha Mission, I will be taking names of the children who want their Confirmation at 2 pm and the following we will start our classes. Grades 7 and Up. Call me if you need further information. 759-3406 or 759-3441.
From our friends at the Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Conservation Center. Visit and like the page if you haven't already!
Two interesting thing happend recently that brought Native Americans into the spot light. The first Native American to win the Miss America pagent (Nina Davuluri) won the 2014 Crown. The first Native American to become a cannonized saint (Kateri Tekakwitha) took place this year. She was a 17th century Mohawk. You have to ask yourself, why did these two mile stones take so long? One of the reasons has to be because their Native Americans. The influenial powers that be have always tried to hide and sweep under the rug things that remind them of the low handed thievery some of the fore fathers commited against them in the past. And just for the record, I wasn't there 150-200 years ago, and I wasn't a part of that scam that went down back then, So don't try and lay any guilt trip on Me just because My skin is white. ThankYou! And reason number two is because their women. Let face it, women have always been a threat to Men in "the big boys club" and organized religion is part of that club. My hats of ...
Tribute to Chief Dan George on the anniversary of his passing!! How long have I known you, Oh Canada? A hundred years? Yes, a hundred years. And many, many seelanum more. And today, when you celebrate your hundred years, Oh Canada, I am sad for all the Indian people throughout the land. For I have known you when your forests were mine; when they gave me my meat and my clothing. I have known you in your streams and rivers where your fish flashed and danced in the sun, where the waters said 'come, come and eat of my abundance.' I have known you in the freedom of the winds. And my spirit, like the winds, once roamed your good lands. But in the long hundred years since the white man came, I have seen my freedom disappear like the salmon going mysteriously out to sea. The white man's strange customs, which I could not understand, pressed down upon me until I could no longer breathe. When I fought to protect my land and my home, I was called a savage. When I neither understood nor welcomed his way of life, I wa ...
The only books I've finish this year is the princess diaries book one and Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. Since they were both half finish anyway.
I'd say, try: Maria Goretti, Agnes, Philomena, Lucy, Perpetua...and absolutely Therese of Lisieux and Kateri Tekakwitha.
Some faith-filled weekend activities: a special mass for St. Kateri (and a pilgrimage (
Sunday 14 July 2013. 15th Sunday of the year. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha (1656 - 1680). Known as the “Lily of the...
Beautiful tenet expressed on the Grove sign at the Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine in NY.
Hannah will be in the summer session of CFF (a.k.a CCD) to start off her summer break. She has to do research on a saint, do a paper and display. Now, my favorite saint is Saint Francis yet I have a feeling there will be A LOT of Saint Francis papers due to our new Pope. So, I would like to think outside the box and pick a saint that isn't really spoken a lot about. Does anyone have any suggestions before I start looking saints up?
DPCDSB to hold dedication ceremony for St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Learning Centre in Mississauga on June 5.
I am no longer my own; I have given myself unreservedly to Jesus Christ. ~St. Kateri Tekakwitha
I have always had a close connection with the Lilly of the Mohawks. As a child, we visited the Shrine of the North American Martyrs in Auriesville, NY on a few occasions. We also visited the Shrine...
Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks. My tattoo is for her. Made BEFORE she was honored/sainted. :)
Hi Im Dianthia Marelena Kateri Tekakwitha Jean-Jacques (Future Hale) but you can call me Thursday or Thug Lyfe or Aladeem & I like ostriches
Anyone know how & where can I find adoption records from NY 1930's? This search keeps giving me dead ends & I'm tired of feeling lost trying to find my Tota's family. Here's what I've got so far: she went to resi at 5 (1931), she was adopted around 1933, and her birth certificate was created by her adoptive parents under the name they gave her (post adoption). So far, her legal name shows threads that don't make sense & contradict each other (ancestry.com). She was too young to know what rez she came from, but 3 different medicine women have told me K-town, so I believe she's from there but can't find anything PRE-adoption. Can anyone help?
Sharing with you: "Faith Update - Views, Opinions and Insight from The Catholic Transcript's Columnists and Guests". (From Fr Mike Umoh) Pope Francis’ Wisdom Created on Friday, 31 May 2013 09:53 | Written by Msgr. David Q. Liptak The Church and the world are obviously fascinated with our new Holy Father, Pope Francis, and desire to know everything they can about him. As the very first Roman Pontiff from the Americas, he is a reminder of the Church’s earliest beginnings in our hemisphere, that saints were emerging in South America even before the Church could get organized in what is now the United States. Indeed, the Jesuit Martyrs (e.g., St. Isaac Jogues) and our country’s first native born saint, Kateri Tekakwitha, postdate the very first canonized New World heroine of faith, Rose of Lima. All of this history has been renewed in our consciousness by Argentine-born Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Unlike Pope Francis’ predecessor, Benedict XVI, our new Roman Pontiff is not the author of a hundred significa ...
Gotta do a bunch of running around like a nut. Then home to relax and hopefully seeing Vikki Kateri Tekakwitha Glogg and Kyle ONeill tonight!
Working on some wonderful jewellery in honour of Kateri Tekakwitha... simple chains with medallions for sure, but...
"Did you know that every time a fly lands, it poops?" Just a typical dinner comment from a kateri camper
first day of kateri. my kids are insane, and I couldn't be happier.
Answer: St. Kateri Tekakwitha was also connected to the Convenutal Franciscans as the National Shrine to Saint Kateri has been under the guardianship of the Conventual Franciscans since 1938.
Which other saint canonized on October 21 2012 with St. Marianne Cope has a connection to the Convenutal Franciscans?
Monastic Investiture of postulant Stephanie Cassidy who was clothed in the monastic habit and received the name Sister Kateri Tekakwitha.
Thank you to the Ladies' Guild at St. Kateri Tekakwitha parish in Banning, CA for providing us with great food and fellowship again this summer! You will all be in our prayers as we continue to DC!
First contact with European settlers  In 1614, the Dutch opened a trading post at Fort Nassau, New Netherland, near present-day Albany, New York. The Dutch initially traded for furs with the local Mahican. In 1628, the Mohawk tribe defeated the Mahican, who retreated to Connecticut. The Mohawk gained a near-monopoly in the fur trade with the Dutch by not allowing the neighboring Algonquian-speaking tribes to the north or east to trade with them. The Dutch established trading posts at present-day Schenectady and Schoharie, further west in the Mohawk Valley. The Mohawk and Dutch became allies. Their relations were peaceful even during the periods of Kieft's War and the Esopus Wars, when the Dutch fought localized battles with other tribes. The Dutch trade partners equipped the Mohawk to fight against other nations allied with the French, including the Ojibwe, Huron-Wendat, and Algonquin. In 1645 the Mohawk made peace with the French. During the Pequot War (1634–1638), the Algonquian Indians of New E ...
In case you wondered who is praying for you at the St Kateri Tekakwitha Priory in Princeville, IL: Sr Anne of Jesus, superior Sr Karine Sr Marie Anne, postulant Rebecca, postulant Nelly, postulant
My daughter Claire was Confirmed Tuesday night by Archbishop Sample. I was honored to serve as one of the deacons. The Archbishop gave one of the best Confirmation homilies I've ever heard: solid, challenging, passionate, and encouraging. I seriously had to restrain myself from shouting "Amen! Alleluia!" at least four times. :) What a blessing he is to our Archdiocese!
St Kateri Tekakwitha. Pray For Us. What Saint name will you have for your Confirmation?
Happy Earth Day! Did you know St. Francis of Assisi & St. Kateri Tekakwitha are the patron saints of ecology?
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks, shows us how we can combine our cultural background with our...
Thx to St. John Vianney & St Kateri Tekakwitha CS & St Catherine of Siena CES for reporting on our Media on the Streets Tour!
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Parish .. always fun to run into familiar faces
How is little Beatrice? We are praying for her and asking the help of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. Courage and peace
Today, Canada celebrates the feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha (April 17). St. Kateri, pray for us.
Mass at 6pm today in Arichat. Candlelight procession to honor Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
A prayer for the feast of St Kateri Tekakwitha (via
Today is the first ever Feast of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha.
but today is the feast of Kateri Tekakwitha! And she really is a big one! ;)
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On this day in Windspeaker: April 17, 1680 - Saint Kateri Tekakwitha dies
"This maize is tough!"--St. Kateri Tekakwitha, just trying to get from point A to point B.
Photo: I didn’t know, did you know®… That today in 1680 Kateri Tekakwitha died. She was the first Native...
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Mass and other activities at St. Francis Xavier Mission today, Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
Today in Canada: Opt. Memorial of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, who died this date in 1680. St. Kateri, pray for us!
St Kateri Tekakwitha was canonized on Oct 21 2012 by Pope Benedict. Learn more about her life at
2day in 1680 Kateri Tekakwitha died, the 1st Native American to b beatified. Learn more abt her life:
Happy feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks. Pray for us!
(cf Jn 6:40) Everyone who believes in the Son has eternal life. // In Canada, today is the optional memorial feast of St Kateri Tekakwitha!
St. Kateri Tekakwitha's Feast Day April 17. Join us at the Anishinabe Spiritual Centre for celebrations!
Even though I sometimes fail to live authentically, I always long to love authentically. St. Kateri Tekakwitha, pray for us.
Today Canada celebrates Saint Kateri Tekakwitha (in the USA: July 14); she died 04/17, Wed in Holy Week in 1680
Spaghetti Supper at church basement on Sunday April 14 to support the Kateri Tekakwitha Grotto construction.
Darren Bonaparte wrote a book a few years ago about Kateri Tekakwitha and he will be presenting an updated talk tonight in Kahnawake.
I'm selling 'Turquoise Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Dreamcatcher' on Check it out at
I think I have a favorite Saint, Kateri Tekakwitha.
things I got in my easter basket: st. kateri tekakwitha coloring book, federal tax return & an explanation of the mass in spanish
The pedestrian hit by a car in front of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church in Niskayuna has died.
Union Street has now reopened following the accident earlier today in front of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church.
On Sale 25% Off - Silver Lily of the Mohawks Catholic Medal Kateri Tekakwitha by LuxMeaChristus: 4.12USDEvery ...
Why do this websites not explain why she was canonized? What virtues and act by her are credited for her canonization.
Kateri tekakwitha please be with me tomorrow on my test 🙏
This past weekend the University of Great Falls sponsored the 23rd annual Traditional Powwow. Check out this...
I wrote everything about Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha for my Sunday School Assignment T___T
I finished my Sunday School assignment.I wrote about Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha :)
Fine tuning our PowerPoint for school ( talking to grades 7 & 8 about Real Estate) next Fri at St. Kateri Tekakwitha school in Kitchener🌟
I remember when we went to Phoenix AZ with Vi and Gigi and attened the Kateri Tekakwitha conference ... Saw Pope John Paul II early in the morning and he blessed us on that corner of the street then we witnessed him speak to us at the conference. Pretty historic moment for me , with my mother in law Violet Friedlander Abrahamson , who waited all her life to see a Pope in person..
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, baptised as Catherine Tekakwitha  and informally known as Lily of the Mohawks (1656 – April 17, 1680)
Known as “the Lily of the Mohawk”, The Canadian Indian girl who had attained sanctity very young and died at the age of 24 years. She was beatified in 1980, canonized in 1991.
You know the news is going to be bad when they bury it at 4pm on a Friday.
Get your Works of Mercy Fundraiser tickets today! Mystery Theatre Dinner-Catered Dinner with production by the Acme Mystery Company. When: Saturday, April 13, 2013 @ 6:30 PM @ St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish Hall (Rosa Road). Tickets: $30.00/Person. Enjoy an evening of food, fun and suspense! All proceeds to benefit the Works of Mercy Initiative. Contact 347-0871 for more information.
Well, I'll fess up. I don't want to look my age. I take great care to baby the skin God gave me. I also like creating my own products and I enjoy things that smell good because quite frankly.after 24 years of changing diapers I deserve it. (Just kidding..sort of!) This gentle cl...
Thank U for adding Native American Saint Kateri Tekakwitha to the Catholic Church..You Rock! Peace be with you!
Have a devotion to St. Kateri Tekakwitha? Join Jeff & Emily Cavins on a pilgrimage this summer to her shrines.
LIFE & TIMES OF KATERI TEKAKWITHA - St. Kateri (1656-1680) was declared Venerable in 1943 and beatified in 2012. This book, written in 1891, gives a glimpse of the tensions and complexity of social relationships both between and within native and European-decended societies, not only in the XVIIth century in which the saint lived but in the late XIXth century as well. A PDF of this fascinating 150-page book is available at our web portal here:
And so ends the reign of a great pope and a great man. This pope inspired us, he taught us to be activists, he helped us to live our faiths in social media, he gave us the Year of Saint Paul, the Year for Priests and the Year of Faith. He Beatified John Paul the great and Canonized Kateri Tekakwitha. He held us together through wars, revolutions and massive natural disasters. Now, like Moses he has passed the staff with great humility and gone up the mountain. Farewell Pope Benedict XVI. Healer, teacher, leader and friend.
At this time tomorrow, Pope Benedict XVI will officially resign. Say a prayer for him today.
Highlights of Benedict XVI's nearly eight-year pontificate (JAB) I thank God and will remember Pope Benedict XVI's papacy for: 1. GREATER UNITY WITH ANGLICANS: Pope Benedict XVI wrote Anglicanorum Coetibus in 2009, opening the doors for Anglicans who so chose to return to the Catholic Church. 2. GREATER UNITY WITH THE ORTHODOX: Under Pope Benedict XVI, the Joint International Commission for the Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church signed a document recognizing the Biblical and Christian traditional roots of the universal leadership of the Pope. 3. OUTREACH TO VICTIMS OF CLERGY ABUSE, REMOVAL OF OFFENDERS: In cities he visited like Sydney and New York, Pope Benedict XVI personally met with victims to offer them his and the Church's apology and solidarity, to cry with them. Among those removed were from office were Fr. Marcial Maciel, who victimize many and led a double life. 4. A CHURCH FOR THE ENVIRONMENT: Pope Benedict XVI laid the groundwork for the operation of ...
Please everyone! My friends sister Shelby needs your prayers! She is in hospital with cancer and she´s not doing well! She needs lot of prayers right now!
I made my monthly donation of $10 to the Kateri Tekakwitha Fund organic gardening project today. Please join me and help the women of Guatemala learn more about growong their own healthy food.
Kateri Tekakwitha is a saint to pray to for guidance in all aspects of life. She also inspires Catholic Aboriginals to combine their cultural backgrounds wit...
The Paths of Kateri's Kin (American Indian Catholics): Kateri Tekakwitha, the renowned Mohawk convert of the l...
Pre-Easter Celebrations an Insult to American Indians. While strolling with friends through the busy streets of Spoleto, an ancient Italian city in the province of Umbria, we stepped into the start of celebrations or carnivals called, Quaresima. This is the time that precedes the celebration of Easter or the Great Feast, and according to the Roman Rite, had 44 days (starting from Ash Wednesday), while, according to the Ambrosian practice, it lasts 40, from the Sunday after Shrove Tuesday. This period is characterized by the call to conversion to God with typical practices of Lent fasting, ecclesiastical and other forms of penance, more intense prayer and the practice of charity. It is a journey of preparation to celebrate Easter, which is the culmination of the Christian holidays. This year’s carnival theme happened to be Cowboys and Indians. Italian actors wearing cowboy hats and bandanas, shooting shiny silver toy guns loaded with confetti into the air... Read more at
So thrilled for our friends Deacon Dana and Debbie (say that three times fast) Nearmyer...they were honored with the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict tonight at a banquet in downtown KC for Benedictine College. What a turnout of our priests and of their families and friends to celebrate lives of doin' it and not just sayin' it. We are so proud of them and so inspired by them. Their work in planting the seeds of our Catholic Christian leaders won't be harvested for awhile yet. So nice that people notice that the crop really looks good! God bless them and the ministry of Kateri Tekakwitha and St. James High School.
We ask You for the continued protection of our Land. Protect our homes, protect our rights, guard our families, heal our wounds, inspire our children, and watch over us forever. Call from among us, courageous priests, religious, and lay leaders who will work untiringly to build a Native church that will honor Your Son. We ask You this, through the Great Mystery that You are, living and present among us, now and forever, Amen. Eva Solomon
After Mary, who is your favorite Saint?
Ooo…question of the day. If you don’t mind sharing….have you been Confirmed in your church….if so, did you choose a Confirmation name….if so, what is the name……and maybe, why did you choose it (you liked it, you had to, it means something to you, etc)?? I’m deciding whether to choose a name….good thing I’ve never had to name anything in life, this name choosing is difficult business.
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Giovanna Paponetti says about her art, 'Through my art I can express the meaning of life, the driving force of our existence. Every brushstroke brings me closer in my quest to discover old instincts and how we relate to the natural world. As I capture the spirit of my models on canvas, they bring life to me as well. It is a union of mutual respect and gives me the courage to fly.' Click on the link below to see her paintings of the life of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha.
To honor and continue the evangelical mission of the North American Martyrs and Kateri Tekakwitha on these holy grounds, in proclaiming the Good News of Our Lord Jesus Christ for the greater glory of God.
Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi speaks up for creation. Thanks to the Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Conservation Center for sharing.
on this day in... 1932 - Sonja Henie wins her 6th straight World Women's figure skating title. 1964 - Muriel Resnik's "Any Wednesday," premieres in NYC. 1995 - Angela Kennedy swims world record 100m butterfly. 2012 - Kateri Tekakwitha canonized by Catholic Church as first Native American woman saint.
at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Centre for aunty Ethel 63rd Birthday Family potluck... aunty Diane, uncle Reggie, uncle Newfie... and so many more...
Hello my friends! Just want to share this greatest, exciting musical play about the lives of these 2 saints...St. Pedro Calungsod & St. Kateri Tekakwitha. The greatest performers of the year are all the participation of different ethnics. Congratulations to Bishop Oscar Solis, to the Filipino singing/performing priests, cast & crews of the musical play "FIDES ECCLESIAE-FAITH OF THE CHURCH. Director Vic Perez, Dr. Luke Rey Arong & his dancers THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SINULOG DANCE COMPANY. GOD bless us all!
Have you been to Mass at the new chapel at Camp Kateri Tekakwitha? If not, join us for the retreat!
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I know that look you're given Like you got something to prove 'Cause I have walked for miles and miles in that same pair of shoes You refuse forgiveness Like...
JM&J! In my American Indian class we had to choose between Pocahontas, Kateri Tekakwitha, and Metacom and compare the reality vs myths. Guess which one 99% of my class chose?
Who is doing these Saint Kateri Tekakwitha illustrations?
"Blessed are the peacemakers..." Although in American Indian history, Sitting Bull, Geronimo, Chief Joseph, et al., have very great name recognition, I've noticed that, off the top of my head, I can name off more actual details about the lives of three young Native American women - Pocohontas, Sacajawea, and (Saint) Kateri Tekakwitha - than I could about those great war chiefs.
St. Kateri Tekakwitha: The following comes from the St. Kateri Shrine:Kateri lived here in Caughnawaga (“By the ...
Spent the night struggling to reconnect the vhs player to the t.v. in order to watch Roy Rogers.attempt failed. "You finally found a man you love...and you just couldn't connect" Kateri Tekakwitha -_- Time to upgrade to DVDs. Pirates of the Caribbean made for a wonderful alternative. :)
When they ask a question about Kateri Tekakwitha in Scholars Bowl.
Since Ash Wednesday is next week, we’re beginning our Lenten coverage in this issue: • Bishop Hubbard’s column suggests a return to the sacrament of reconciliation, in keeping with “The Light is On for You,” a Lenten initiative inviting Catholics back to confession. • For those who’d be coming back to the sacrament after a long absence, we’ve included great tips from a priest who advises, “Just come. Don’t prepare.” • The Diocese’s Lenten regulations on fasting and Mass attendance are on page 5. • There are also two other Lenten columns: one on young adults, another on “watching the fridge” this season. Elsewhere in this issue: • A special Retirement/Financial Planning section covers issues of interest to seniors; • continuing coverage of Catholic Schools Week includes photo stories on an all-school art exhibit and a four-school fundraiser for hurricane victims, plus an article on school safety after the Newtown shootings; • a roundup of local and national news reflec ...
Watch the story of Kateri Tekakwitha on CatholicTV on February 4th at 10:30 pm and again on February 6th at 7:30am.
I was quoted by a great academic teacher Mme Rigal Cellard in her study on Kateri Tekakwitha! :) how proud I am!!!
Cooking prgm at St. Kateri Tekakwitha CES may be inspiring next generation of great Cdn. chefs: Bon Appetite!
Don't miss "In Her Footsteps: the Kateri Tekakwitha story" from tonight at 10:30 EST on CatholicTV
Blessing of the St. Kateri Tekakwitha icon. What an honor.
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks, pray for us
Mass of Thanksgiving Celebrates Canonizations A special Mass of thanksgiving in honor of two new US-born saints is celebrated at the Basilica of the National Shrine in Washington. WASHINGTON (CNS) — For Herman Ray, a Native American from Arizona, and Franciscan Sister Margaret Christi Karwowski, currently living in the Washington Archdiocese, the canonization of two Americans last Oct. 21 — Sts. Kateri Tekakwitha and Marianne Cope — confirmed something they already knew: the holiness of two remarkable women. "She has been my guide in many ways," Sister Margaret Christi said about St. Marianne, a Sister of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities in Syracuse, N.Y., who ministered both in education and caring for the sick. While Ray explained his belief that St. Kateri "has made a big influence on my life — thanks to her I believe I can be a Native American and still be Catholic." About a thousand faithful joined Ray and Sister Margaret Christi, 11 bishops from across the United States and two from Ca ...
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