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Salt + Light Television To Air Live Coverage Of The Canonization Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha
Salt + Light Television will provide live coverage of the canonization Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native woman to be named a saint, and premiere their new documentary, In Her Footsteps: The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha, October 21 on Salt + Light TV.
Kateri Tekakwitha was a young Christian Mohawk woman who for centuries inspired people around the world to live the Christian virtue holiness and purity. Written accounts from Jesuit missionaries from her time have documented describe her virtuous life, devotion to chastity, hatred of sin as well as hundreds of accounts of miracles immediately after her death.
Salt + Light Television will cover live her canonization event from St. Peter’s Square on Sunday October 21, starting at 3:30am ET/1:30am PT (repeated at 10:00am ET/8:00am PT and 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT). Coverage will include Sunday mass from St. Peter’s Square where thousands of pilgrims from around the world will be gathered for her proclamation of sainthood by Pope Benedict XVI.
At 8pm ET/9pm PT, Salt + Light will host the world television premiere of their new documentary, In Her Footsteps: The Story of Kateri Tekakwitha exclusively on their network. This moving documentary takes viewers on a journey as they follow Kateri's incredible life of faith, sacrifice and love of Christ. The documentary also features many people who have been touched by her including the little boy who received the miraculous healing that led to her canonization as a saint.
For more information on broadcast details, the canonization, the documentary, or on Kateri herself, please visit www.saltandlighttv.org/
About Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation:
Born on the wings of World Youth Day, Salt + Light harnesses the energy, zeal and idealism of youthful communicators to help identify, produce and share stories of hope and the teachings of the Church with the world. For more information visit www.saltandlighttv.org.
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