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

October 21, Anniversary of Canonization

COVID-19 UPDATE - OCTOBER 5, 2021

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SHRINE IS CLOSED FOR VISITS, AND THIS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

NON-RESIDENTS MAY ATTEND MASS ONLY ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY (MAX. 10 PEOPLE PER MASS) UPON REGISTRATION (click here to register)

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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

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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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LITURGY OF SUNDAY

October 24, 2021 - 30 th Sunday in Ordinary Time

READINGS
1ST READING, JEREMIAH 31.7-9
PSALMS  126
2ND READING, HEBREWS 5.1-6
GOSPEL, MARK 10.46-52



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

Covid-19 latest news
NON-LOCALS MAY ATTEND MASS ONLY ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, MAX 10 PEOPLE PER MASS UPON REGISTRATION AND CONFIRMATION THAT SPACE IS AVAILABLE (click here to register)
SUNDAY Mass is also celebrated on Saturday at 5 pm and Sunday morning at 10:45 am 

Weekdays Masses 

MON, TUE AND  WED. AT 5:00 PM
THU AND FRI  AT 11:00 AM 

ANTI-COVID MEASURES 

Gift Shop at Saint Kateri Sanctuary in Kahnawake
          Gift shop
 
GIFT SHOP IS OPEN ONLY FROM MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY
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 2022
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.
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