Kateri Tekakwitha: Lily of the Mohawks

When I was in elementary school, my parents splurged on a membership to the Catholic Youth Book Club.  I was an avid reader, and we lived quite a distance from the library—so each month I’d thrill to tear open the box which arrived in our mailbox, and to reveal the new hardcover biography of one of the saints.  I collected the books on a shelf beside my bed, and I read them over and over:  adventures of great missionaries, heroic martyrs, and noble young women.One of my favorites was Kateri T … [Read more...]