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St. Kateri Tekakwitha

kateri-2[Thanksgiving edition of How Do My Family and Friends Compare With Their Patron Saints? Will you be next? Posting Tues. and Thurs. except holidays.]

Saint Kateri (pronounced Kat’ er ee) was born in 1656 in what is now central New York state. Her mother was a Catholic Algonquin Indian who was captured by her father, a Mohawk warrior, and forced to assimilate into his tribe. When Kateri was Continue reading St. Kateri Tekakwitha