Boutique opens in Wendake for Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha

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Photo: Photo by Marie White

Isabelle Siouï shows the medals, prayers, frames and keepsakes that can now be purchased in the back of the church to commemorate Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha who will be named a saint this fall.

Quebec City's Huron-Wendat village, Wendake, has had a shrine to Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha for a long time. Now, with the advent of her sainthood in Rome this coming October by Pope Benedict XVI, the historic Notre-Dame-de-Lorette Church is opening a boutique to honour her.