Message for the 2013 Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous People

Tuesday, October 22 2013

Ehtseo_EreyaThe National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on December 12 every year, on the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, who appeared to a humble Aztec peasant, Saint Juan Diego, in Mexico in 1531. The Canadian Catholic Aboriginal Council celebrates this day of prayer, solidarity and reconciliation by issuing an annual message honouring Indigenous people who have been inspired by their Catholic faith. This year, the Message is on ?ehtseo Ereya, a Dene prophet who preached the good news of Jesus.

Link to the 2013 Message