The Love that Heals is the Mercy that Restores

Posted April 24, 2017 11:07 am by Archbishop Richard W. Smith

The Love that Heals is the Mercy that Restores

Archbishop Emeritus Lavoie and Archbishop Smith receiving gifts at St Kateri celebration MassOn the weekend, I had the great joy of gathering with First Nations parishioners and other people of the Archdiocese to honour St. Kateri Tekakwitha. This gave us the opportunity to reflect upon her story and example. What a wonderful saint the Lord has raised up for the world in this first Native North American to be canonized!Statue of St Kateri at the Catholic CampusAmong the many things that have been recounted of her, what has often struck me is the miraculous event of healing surrounding her death. Throughout her life,

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