|Mural at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church|
This was especially exciting because this is her first feast day as a saint.
|Statue of Saint Kateri at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church|
Upon her death at 24, her smallpox scars disappeared.
She gives us several excellent example to follow: chastity, living with an affliction, and living together with nature.
Saint Kateri is the patroness of the environment and ecology.