Saint Kateri Rosary Walk Sky View
Saint Kateri Rosary Walk - Breaking New Ground
Nicho Prayer and Meditation
Nicho Snow and Sunbeam
Saint Kateri Rosary Walk Sky View
A Profound Spiritual Experience
Saint Kateri Rosary Walk - Breaking New Ground
A Profound Spiritual Experience
Nicho Prayer and Meditation
A Profound Spiritual Experience
Sunlight & Nicho
A Profound Spiritual Experience
Nicho Snow and Sunbeam
A Profound Spiritual Experience

Saint Kateri Rosary Walk

Bringing Native and Catholic Values Together in One Place

“The Saint Kateri Rosary Walk and shrine honors Saint Kateri Tekakwitha…the First Native American Saint. The Rosary Walk takes advantage of the natural beauty God offers us winding its way through the southwestern landscape of Gallup, New Mexico. The Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Rosary Walk offers a special place for all pilgrims to meditate, pray and strengthen your relationship with God.”

Deacon Ed Schaub, Director

Saint Kateri Rosary Walk Drums Song Chapel
Bringing Native American and Catholic Values Together

A Spiritual Home For All Who Visit

The Saint Kateri Rosary Walk will attract pilgrims and visitors from across North America and the world to Gallup New Mexico each year. An outdoor chapel will stand at the head of the Rosary Walk trail. From that point the path flows to the center of the Rosary Walk. The centerpiece will be Our Lady of Guadalupe Plaza with four pathways that loop through the surrounding terrain, each dotted with five Nichos depicting the mysteries of the rosary. Between each of the 30 Nichos will be 10 stones, representing the 10 Hail Marys of each decade. You can pause, if you choose, to pray or meditate while enjoying the serenity of the surrounding landscape.

Adobe Nicho and Hillside Sunlight
Hillside Nicho - Southwest Blue Skies

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

"Lily of the Mohawks"

Saint Kateri, forbidden to practice her faith in the village where she lived, would walk the woods and place marks on the trees and stack small piles of rocks to measure her prayers. That’s how she said the rosary. Read more about the life of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha and shrine…

Saint Kateri Sculpture
Saint Kateri Sculpture

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Saint Kateri Rosary Walk

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Saint Kateri Rosary Walk - Breaking New Ground

Saint Kateri Ground Breaking

The shrine is being built through a new partnership of the diocese, the Knights of Columbus and the Southwest Indian Foundation. The groundbreaking event featured drumming as well as the...

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