Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American to be a Saint. She was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 21, 2012. Her feast day is July 14th and she is the Patron Saint of the Environment. She carries the wooden cross she made in her hands.
She lived in the 17th century, born to a Mohawk warrior and a Christian woman. She was baptized on Easter Sunday, 1676. She traveled to Canada to live and serve with the Saint Francis Xavier Mission. Saint Kateri tended to the needs of the young, the sick and the elderly until her death in 1680.
This 6" figurine features earth tones and comes from the Renaissance Collection from Joseph's Studio By Roman. It is made of a resin-stone mix and comes in a gift box.