Blessed Kateri and the Cross in the Forest

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Saints for Children: Blessed Kateri and the Cross in the Forest is the story of the first Native American to be named Blessed. Born into the Mohawk tribe in what is now New York state, she suffered tremendously in her 24 short years. Smallpox ravaged her village, taking the lives of her parents and brother, and leaving her weakened and disabled. While always appreciating the spirituality of her Mohawk people, Kateri continued to deepen her relationship with Jesus. In 1980, the Church beatified Kateri and -- using both her ...

Blessed Kateri and the Cross in the Forest 2003, Our Sunday Visitor (IN)

ISBN-13: 9781931709668

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