Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Honor Powwow

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Honor Powwow

Celebrating the Canonization of
the First Native American into Sainthood

Sponsored by
Saint Gregory’s Abbott
1900 West McArthur Street
Shawnee OK

Sunday July 14, 2013
3:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Blessing of the Four Winds and Mass 3:00 pm
Pilgrimage to the Statue 4:00 pm
Ground Dance 4:30 pm
Supper 6:00 pm
Grand Entry 7:00 pm
InterTribal Powwow until 10:00 pm


Most Rev. Paul S Coakley, Archbishop of OKC
Andrew Wakonse Gray, Blessing Giver / AD
John Kimble, Head Singer
Kyle Rule, Head Dancer
Robynn Rulo, Head Lady Dancer
Edwin Marshall, Head Gourd Dancer
Color Guard, OKC VA Warriors Group Color Guard
Tracy Satepauhoodle-Mikkanen, Emcee

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“Shekon, Skennon kowa” – A Mohawk Blessing: “Hello, Great Peace be with you!”

Welcome to the world wide web’s home for Saint Kateri Shrine of Pawhuska, Oklahoma.

Located on the grounds of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pawhuska, the shrine is outdoors and open to the public at all times.

Kateri Tekakwitha was declared Blessed by Pope John Paul II on June 22, 1980.

December 19, 2011, Kateri Tekakwitha was deemed worthy of sainthood by Pope Benedict XVI. The ceremony for her canonization was in Rome on October 21, 2012. Our church held a special mass and celebration with the Osage Nation in Pawhuska the same day.

Saint Kateri is patroness of peace and ecology.

The on-site chapel was completed and dedicated October 22, 2012.  Click here to see some photos of the chapel under construction.

Song: “In Her Foot Steps” by Sister Kateri Mitchell, SSA

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Opening Year of the Faith

This Thursday night @ 7:30 pm is a Special Mass for the “Opening Year of the Faith” Mass. Everyone is encouraged to attend

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