Upcoming Native American Ministry Events

Annual Tekakwitha Conference

“Let all creation help you to praise God…” (St. Paul of the Cross)

The Tekakwitha Conference is a religious non-profit organization that advocates evangelization among the Indigenous Catholics of North America and to all who desire to walk humbly with God. The heart of the Vision and Mission is to share God’s Word with our brothers and sisters and live the Gospel message in the spirit of our patroness, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. She is a faithful model as a follower of Jesus. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is known as the patroness of ecology and care for all of God’s creation.

Calendar of Local Events:  

  • Native American Mass & Dinner will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  Mass celebrated at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church located at 1600 54th Ave. S., St. Petersburg at 4:00 p.m. Dinner, catered by Da Sesto Restaurant, follows in the Parish Hall. They are serving a roasted turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Dinner costs $25 per person. This is a non-alcohol event.  Tickets can be purchased at the Gift Shop or Parish Office. Tickets may be charged and reserved by calling the office at 727-458-5774.

  •  All are invited to celebrate with Bishop Gregory L. Parkes our Annual Native American Mass and 5-year anniversary St. Kateri Tekakwitha canonization on Saturday October 21, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church (Ruskin) 106 11th Avenue NE. Ruskin, FL 33570-3625. Dinner will follow in the Parish Hall, it costs $25 per person.  This is a non-alcohol event.  Tickets can be purchased at Parish office, Tel. 813-645-1714, and also contacting Maureen Biebrich at 813-641-8803. Cut-off date for dinner tickets is October 18, 2017.


For more information on Native American Ministry contact the Office of Multicultural Ministry at 727-344-1611 ext. 5471.