The Louisiana Tekakwitha Conference office is now open!

Welcome to our website.

The Tekakwitha Conference, an Indigenous Catholic religious non-profit international organization is looking forward to reconnecting and serving you in this new season. We invite you to become a member of the Saint Kateri Tekakwitha family. Remember, “All Are Welcome”. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our Creator God’s multicultural sons and daughters in North America and abroad through the newsletter, Cross and Feathers, electronic news alerts, our Annual Tekakwitha Conference and other information on our website. Come and join us in furthering our Vision and Mission of evangelization as sisters and brothers of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha.

We invite you to become a member of the Tekakwitha Conference family. Receive our Cross and Feathers Newsletter and electronic news updates - CLICK here to download a Membership Form.

Sister Kateri Mitchell
Executive Director

Vision Statement:

The voice, presence and Identity of Indigenous Catholics of North America.

Mission Statement:

We, as members of the Tekakwitha Conference, inspired by Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, renew our faith and reaffirm our baptismal call as followers of Jesus by living the Gospel message.


Through the intercession of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha we: Reinforce Catholic identity; Affirm pride in our cultures and spiritual traditions; Promote healing through forgiveness and reconciliation; Advocate for peace and justice in our Indigenous communities; Build stronger religious instruction that is meaningful to Indigenous Catholics; Nurture the relationship between indigenous people and the Catholic Church; Empower Indigenous Catholics as leaders within our communities and Church.