Seller, Bishiop of Belleville; buyers, Lily of the Mohawks
, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha; Decree.
Also included in this section is a selection of portraits and views relating to the Kahnawake (Caughnawaga) Mohawks of Quebec, Canada, including a card bearing an artist's interpretation of the recently canonized Algonquin-Mohawk saint, Kateri Tekakwitha, famed Lily of the Mohawks
Kateri Tekakwitha, titled "Lily of the Mohawks
," shows the 17th-century saint, the first Native American to be canonized, with a halo of eagle feathers.
She recently spoke on the Nipmuc at the Kateri Tekakwitha Senior Housing complex at 1 Kateri Way, which is named for an Algonquin Christian saint also known as the "Lily of the Mohawks
Kateri, known as the Lily of the Mohawks
, was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1980 and it has taken 32 years to reach official sainthood.
Born in the US, Kateri Tekakwitha is often referred to as the "Lily of the Mohawks
" She became a Catholic at eighteen and lived a life of deep prayer and penance.
Here she lived until she died of an illness, celebrated for her kindness and bravery and known as the Lily of the Mohawks
. A special prayer inspired by St.
Kateri Tekakwitha, known as Lily of the Mohawks
, was born in 1656 to a Mohawk father and Christian Algonquin mother in present-day New York State.
Known as "Lily of the Mohawks
," Kateri was converted to Catholicism by Jesuit priests and spent much of her short, grim life struggling from the ravages of smallpox, including partial blindness.
The Life and Times of Kateri Tekakwitha: The Lily of the Mohawks
Visit the sick--represented by Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680), "Lily of the Mohawks
," the first Native American proposed for canonization.
The Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks
, is the patron of the environment, people in exile, people ridiculed for their religious beliefs, orphans, and of World Youth Day.