Kateri Tekakwitha

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Pope Francis greets newly married couples at the general audience in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall on Aug. 30, 2023.

Pope Francis: St. Kateri Tekakwitha is an example of patience in suffering

Aug 30, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“Kateri Tekakwitha’s life shows us that every challenge can be overcome if we open our hearts to Jesus,” Pope Francis... Read more

Saint Peter's Chapel and Native American Museum at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine and Historic Site in Fonda, New York.

Walking in the footsteps of St. Kateri Tekakwitha at historic shrine

Jul 13, 2023

By Isabel Barry

The Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine and Historic Site in New York honors the life of St. Kateri and the... Read more

Two women enjoy the Saint Kateri Rosary Walk, still under construction in Gallup, N.M.

This Catholic summer internship combines prayer, traditional construction in the southwest US

Feb 6, 2022

By Kate Olivera

A summer internship program in the Diocese of Gallup aims to provide college-aged Catholic men spiritual formation and hands-on experience... Read more

Dominique Dawes.

Three-time Olympian shares her conversion story

Apr 17, 2021

By Kate Olivera

Three-time Olympian Dominique Dawes talks about her conversion to the Catholic faith, and how God has been at work in... Read more

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Knights of Columbus announce groundbreaking of St. Kateri shrine

Aug 6, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Knights of Columbus will lead new initiatives to support Native Americans and First Nations people in the U.S. and... Read more

Catholics and First Nations people participate in a procession in Agassiz on St. Kateri Tekakwitha's feast day July 14.  Courtesy: B.C. Catholic

First Nations Canadians celebrate St. Kateri as a bridge between cultures 

Jul 28, 2019

By Mary Farrow

St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American to be canonized a saint, was celebrated by First Nations people throughout Canada... Read more

This 400 year-old saint's story won big at a Rome film festival

Jun 28, 2016

When EWTN director James Kelty produced a film about the first Native American saint Kateri Tekakwitha, he didn’t know that... Read more

St. Kateri reliquary. Photo courtesy of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Conservation Center.

Catholics crowdsource in hopes of rescuing alleged St. Kateri relic

Jan 30, 2016

By Adelaide Mena

Catholic faithful are banding together to help rescue a possible relic of St. Kateri Tekawitha in a strange – and... Read more

Statue of Kateri Tekakwitha in front of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis in Santa Fe, NM.

Tekakwitha Conference to gather for first time since canonization

Apr 20, 2013

The 74th annual Tekakwitha Conference will mark an important event in Church history as it holds its first gathering since... Read more