After a smallpox outbreak in New York State she was left a sick orphan. Missionaries discovered her living with an uncle, and baptized her.
This isolated her even further as this sort of thing was not popular amongst most of her clan. So she went on a long walk of two hundred miles to find more compatible surroundings.
This did not happen until she reached an American Christian Community in Canada which took her in. Three years later she was eligible for Sainthood.
St. Kateri Tekakwitha Facts and Figures
Name: Kateri Tekakwitha
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 1656-1680
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 72
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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