19 August 2021

Peter Jesserer Smith on St. Kateri Tekakwitha

"St. Kateri Tekakwitha is one of the most amazing saints of North America, but few people have yet to meet the real St. Kateri Tekakwitha or the path of holiness she traveled.

"St. Kateri is the first canonized indigenous woman of North America, and the second indigenous person of North America to be canonized (that honor goes to St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, whose tilma was used by the Virgin Mary to imprint her image)."

In a recent commentary, writer Peter Jesserer Smith, staff reporter for the National Catholic Register, reflected on some of the attributes of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha..

To access his complete post, please visit:

National Catholic Register: Blogs: Peter Jesserer Smith: 10 Amazing Things You Need to Know about St. Kateri Tekakwitha (16 AUG 21)

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