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Catholic News Service (CNS) - Sainthood cause of Lakota catechist moves forward by Rhina Guidos - Read the CNS article about the how the U.S. bishops voted to move forward the sainthood cause of Nicholas W. Black Elk, a
19th-century Lakota catechist who is said to have introduced
hundreds of Lakota people to the Catholic faith.
July 18-22, 2018 - The Annual Tekakwitha Conference will be held at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center in Tacoma, WA. Check back for more information.
November 2018 - The Subcommittee on Native American Affairs meeting will be held in Baltimore, MD.
August 2017 - This edition included highlights from Fr. Michael Carson about the 2017 Annual Tekakwitha Conference held in July. Also included is a
save the date reminder for the BICM training being held at the
Mid-Atlantic Congress on February 15-17, 2018 in Baltimore, MD and an article by Dr. Ansel Augustine about the wild Tchoupitoulas Mardi Gras (Black Masking) Indians of New Orleans.
Easter/April 2017 - This edition included a special Easter season greeting from Fr. Michael Carson and the importance of how the Native American Community carries out Christ's two-fold mission especially during this time of year.
February 2017 - This edition included a message from Fr. Michael Carson about the importance of building bridges in our faith as well as providing a quick update on Native American ministry in different arch/dioceses.
Christmas/December 2016 - This first edition of the quarterly e-newsletter introduced us to Fr. Michael Carson, Assistant Director of Native American Affairs. He provided a special Christmas and New Year's greeting and gave thanks for all the gifts received and given.
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