Auriesville Shrine

The Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs, situated in the hamlet of Auriesville in Fultonville, NY, is a significant site of historical and religious importance. The area was once the 17th Century Mohawk Village of Ossernenon and is now a Roman Catholic shrine that honors three Jesuit missionaries who were martyred here, along with St. Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk/Algonquin woman who was born in the village.

The Shrine serves as a pilgrimage site for devotees who come to pay their respects and seek blessings from the martyrs and saints. Visitors can learn about the history of the region, the culture of the Mohawk tribe, and the role of the Jesuit missionaries in spreading the Christian faith in North America through interactive exhibits and displays. Additionally, the shrine holds a variety of events throughout the year, including mass, processions, and cultural festivals, which attract visitors from all over the world.

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