Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680)


Catherine Tekakwitha By Eliza Allen Starr The sweet-briar rose of summer glades We lay upon another shrine;* The lily of the Mohawk woods, O dusky maiden! shall be thine. One pendent flower, upon a stem With leaves enfolded, pearly white; Itself, its eaves, its very stalk Like frost-work set in summer light. Though swaying to [Read More...]