A statue of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha is seen outside her shrine in Fonday, NY.  CNS Photo/Nancy Phelan Weichec.



Nicholas W. Black Elk, Sr.

News Release - Bishops Approve Canonical Step for Sainthood Cause for Lakota Catechist - Read the news release about how the U.S. Bishops approved the canonical consultation of canonization for a Lakota Catechist at their annual fall General Assembly in Baltimore.


Ongoing Events

Congregation of the Great Spirit is a predominantly Native American Indian parish of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. The mission statement for the parish proclaims: We the Congregation of the Great Spirit, a Catholic American Indian Parish in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, with the help of our sister, Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, commit ourselves to the fulfillment of our Baptism in Jesus Christ. Treasuring the priceless heritage of our American Indian Culture and Spirituality, we seek to be His Church-Native to this time, this place, and this culture. Please visit the parish's website for Mass times, events, bulletins, and ways to become involved.