St. Kateri Feast Day Celebration Weekend

The Shrine’s “Little Candle Chapel” is open 24 hours a day all year.

One of our Province Shrine sites is located in Fonda, NY.
The National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha began its 79th season, May 1, 2017.

Shrine Open: May 1 – October 31
Saturday 4:30 p.m. Vigil Mass & Sunday 10:30 a.m. Mass
Shrine Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. every day. Hiking trails open dawn to dusk.
Gift Shop: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Office Hours: 9:30 a.m. –  12:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
For more information please contact:
National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
PO Box 627
Fonda NY 12068-0627
518-853-3646
nationalkaterishrine@gmail.com

Saint Kateri Feast Day Celebration Weekend 2015

A great way to introduce yourself to the Shrine is during this year’s
St. Kateri Feast Day Celebration Weekend, July 14-16- 2017:
7/14/2017 – St. Kateri Tekakwitha Feast Day Mass

with solemn blessing with the relic of St. Kateri.
7/15 – 4:30 p.m. Vigil Mass
7/16 – 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass
More activities will be announced.
Check back on the Celebration Weekend Event Posting on Facebook.

MORE 2017 EVENTS
8/13/2017
– Annual Secular Franciscan Order (SFO) Pilgrimage Day
8/18-19/2017
19th Annual 2017 Kateri Tekakwitha Peace Conference
Prophets, Rabble Rousers & Agitators: A Call to Creative Activisim

9/16-17/2017 – Saint Kateri Sacred Art Exhibit and Sale
9/24/2017 – Guided Nature Walk following 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass

Celebration of Saint Francis of Assisi
10/1/2017 – 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass, followed by Blessing of the Animals
10/3/2017 – 7:00 p.m. Transitus Service
A Franciscan commemoration of the death of Saint Francis / Blessing with the relic of Saint Francis / Procession to Saint Peter’s Chapel / Reception to follow in Grassmann Hall
10/4/2017 8:30 a.m. Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi Mass
with Solemn Blessing with the relic of St. Francis

Native American & First Nations Weekend
10/7/2017 – 4:30 p.m. Vigil Mass with Traditional Purification Rite
10/7/2017 – 7:00 p.m. Prayer and Healing Circle with Theresa (Terry) Steele
10/8/2017 – 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass with Traditional Purification Rite
After Mass, the Solemn Offering and burning of the prayer petitions from the Shrine season
10/28/2017
– 4:30 p.m. Vigil Mass – Closing of the Summer Season
10/29/2017 – 10:30 a.m.Sunday Mass – Closing of the Summer Season