It has been another productive quarter at St Kateri Tekakwitha. On Saint Patrick’s Day we had a special Corned Beef Lunch for the congregation as well as some visitors.
Support from the Black and Indian Mission Office has provided tuition assistance to hundreds of African American students.
Spring was an active time for Native American Ministry in the Diocese of Phoenix. Between Easter Vigil and Confirmation many new members came into the Church.
In the tradition of Saint John Baptist De La Salle, who opened schools for poor boys in seventeenth-century France, De La Salle Blackfeet School (DLSBS) fulfills the Lasallian mission to provide a “quality, innovative, faith-based education”.
The grant funds were used for two major purposes. First, to purchase the educational items needed, such as workbooks, reading materials, prayer cards, and other items that the Pastor, Associate Pastor, and Deacon used when they were making home visits.