Kateri Tekakwitha: Lily of the Mohawks, Daughter of God

“I am no longer my own. I have given myself entirely to Jesus Christ.” Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

Today is a special day here at Women of Grace. We celebrate the feast day of one of our patron saints, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, aka “Lily of the Mohawks,” who is the first Native American saint. She is the patroness of our Young Women of Grace study program.

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St. Kateri: The Little Saint Who Can . . . and Did!

(L/R) Johnnette Benkovic Williams, Susan Brinkmann, Mary Dillenback, and Sue Jacobsen

It all started on October 9, 2015, in Irondale, Alabama, the home of the Eternal Word Television Network. I was at the Network with the co-developers of the Young Women of Grace Facilitator/Teacher Guide, Mary Dillenback and Susan Jacobsen for a few days to tape shows about our new program. On the final day of our visit, we were getting ready to do a “live” show which meant that the audience would be able to call in and ask questions about Young Women of Grace.

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God Loves All People

July 14

July 14

I want to be like you – Christian. You help me to believe I am special when you say God loves all people, no matter how different they are.

                                                            -St. Kateri Tekakwitha

                                                            “Lilly of the Mohawks”

 Today’s Reflection:

To what extent do I help people believe they are special, no matter how different they are? Who can I help in this way today?

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