Even before Kateri Tekakwitha's canonization on October 21, 2012, many had been inspired by the story of the young Native American mystic who lived in the Mohawk Valley during the seventeenth century. Now, through Emily Cavins's skill in weaving together historical facts and a compelling story, readers will discover Kateri's path to sainthood against the backdrop of her life as a Native American in New York. You will discover:
You will also learn how to seek St. Kateri's intercession. A pilgrim's guide to shrines dedicated to Kateri is included, along with special prayers and devotions.
- What lead to Kateri's desire to become a Christian
- Her piety and self-denial in the face of persecution and illness
- Her impact on the Catholic Mohawk community
- The long road to sainthood, and the two miracles attributed to her
Emily Cavins is the coeditor of Amazing Grace for Mothers and the developer of the Great Adventure Kids Bible study materials, a system for teaching children the plan of salvation history. Emily and her husband, Jeff, have been married for over thirty years and are the parents of three daughters.
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