St. Kateri Tekakwitha was canonized on October 21st, 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI and became the first Native American saint in the Church. This St. Kateri Tekakwitha Prayer Card is now available to feature your personalized prayer or message on the back. St. Kateri is depicted on this holy card in the contemporary and naturalistic styling popularly seen in Native American art. Prayer cards can be used for a variety of occasions, especially for celebrating the Sacraments, for both personal and parish use. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha was known for her internal beauty and sanctity, and is now the patron saint of environmentalists and orphans.