Friar Michael Lasky, OFM Conv., who serves as our province Chairman of JPIC (Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission) will give a 2:30p.m. talk, “A Franciscan Understanding of Sacred Ground and Care for Creation,” to kick off the October 7-8, 2017 Native American & First Nations Weekend, at our National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, in Fonda, NY.
The weekend will also include:
- 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 this event or to see what 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.