A symbol commonly associated with St. Kateri Tekakwitha is a lily. It represents purity.
Create an affirmation lily
When St. Kateri converted to Christianity at age 19, she was bullied, threatened, and shunned by many members of her tribe. So much so, she chose to leave and walk 200 miles (which took 2 months) to a Christian town, where she lived for the remainder of her life.
Though she was ostracized by many of her own people for her faith, she was welcomed by her new Catholic community and soon became known as “Lily of the Mohawks” in her new town.
Using our free printable, write an affirmation to yourself on each lily petal.
Like St. Kateri, what’s something you like about yourself that you feel like other people don’t notice or don’t understand?
For St. Kateri, I would write
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