SAINT KATERI TEKAKWITHA
Kateri Tekakwitha is popularly known as the patron saint of Native American and First Nations Peoples, integral ecology, and the environment.
Saint Kateri was born in 1656 and lived much of her life near the present-day Saint Kateri National Shrine and Historic Site in Fonda, New York.
Saint Kateri and the Indigenous Peoples had, and have, an extensive knowledge of natural habitats, acquired over thousands of years of direct contact with nature.
Saint Kateri is an eyewitness of the land and water before it would be dramatically damaged or altered.
Kateri is known for her heroic faith, virtue, and love of Jesus, in the face of adversity and rejection. Read more about Saint Kateri here. Saint Kateri, pray for us. ??
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