Canada National Saint Kateri Shrine


Welcome to the National Shrine of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha in Canada

Saint Francis-Xavier Mission

Kahnawake, Qc

April 17 - Saint Kateri Feast

 COVID-19 UPDATE - APRIL 2021

PLEASE BE INFORMED THE SHRINE IS PRESENTLY COMPLETELY CLOSED TO NON-LOCALS DUE TO THE QUEBEC LOCKDOWN, AND THIS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. LOCALS CAN ATTEND MASS IN PRESENCE UP TO A MAX  OF 25 PEOPLE AS OF MARCH 26, 2021, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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Diocese of Saint-Jean-Longueuil

The diocese of Saint-Jean-Longueuil was established on June 9, 1933 by His Holiness Pope Pius XI

What is our Diocesan Church doing in this time of pandemic?

Pope Francis

His Holiness, Pope Francis

Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State since 2013. He is the first pope from the Western Hemisphere, the first from South America, and the first from the Jesuit order.T

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Bishop Mgr Claude Hamelin

Mgr Claude Hamelin, Bishop

Mgr Claude Hamelin est né le 10 juillet 1951 à Sherrington, une municipalité dans la région de la Montérégie située sur le territoire du diocèse de Saint-Jean-Longueuil.  He is the sixth bishop of the diocese of Saint-Jean-Longueuil since January 10, 2020. 

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News from the Diocese

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St.Kateri Tekakwitha
Lily of the Mohawks

In 1656, Kateri Tekakwitha known as “Lily of the Mohawks” was born of an Algonquin mother and Mohawk father in Ossernenon in the Mohawk Valley, now known as Auriesville, New York. Kateri was four years old when the horrible European disease of smallpox devastated her village. Many perished along with Kateri’s parents and younger brother. She survived the deadly disease but her eyesight was greatly affected and her face ravaged with smallpox scars.

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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine

Saint Francis Xavier Mission in Kahnawake

Masses

Live online Masses

UPDATE - COVID-19

Please note that, we regret to inform you that non-locals cannot be allowed to assist Mass, and this until further notice

MAX. 25 PEOPLE AS OF MARCH 26, 2021

SUNDAY Mass is at 10:45 am 
Weekdays Masses 
TUE AND WED. AT 5:15 PM
THU AND FRI  AT 11:15 AM 

NON-LOCALS MUST REGISTER 
(when they will be allowed to attend Mass again)

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Gift Shop at Saint Kateri Sanctuary in Kahnawake
          Gift shop
 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE GIFT SHOP REMAINS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

The Gift shop features a variety of Kateri products: including statues, prayer cards, rosaries, candles, pictures, relic medals, books on her life. 

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Museum at the Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine

Pilgrimage and Tours

PILGRIMAGE INFORMATION 

Please note that tours will resume sometimes in 2021

For Groups, please contact us in advance to request a pilgrimage/tour form or fill out the online form below.
Visiting groups are permitted to celebrate mass at the Shrine, please complete the appropriate section in the “Pilgrimage Request” form.

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VIRTUAL TOURS

Tomb of Saint Kateri at the Shrine in Kahnawake Saint Francis-Xavier Mission in Kahnawake Original portrait of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha by Father Cochetière Tomb of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha