On October 7, 2018, to kick off the Native American & First Nations Weekend at our National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha (Fonda, NY), Friar Michael Lasky, OFM Conv., who serves as our province Chairman of JPIC (Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission), gave this 2:30 p.m. talk: “A Franciscan Understanding of Sacred Ground and Care for Creation.”
The weekend also included:
- 4:30PM Saturday Vigil Mass with traditional purification rite (smudging)
- 7:00PM Saturday Prayer & Healing Circle with Terry Steele and Deacon Ron Boyer
- 10:30AM Sunday Mass with traditional purification rite (smudging)
For more information on other events are coming up at the Shrine, please visit the National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Facebook Page or Website for a calendar of events and contact information.