Tag Archives: Elizabeth Ann Seton

A Series Of Firsts

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American born saint cannonized by the Catholic Church was born on this date in 1774. Establishing the first Catholic school for girls in the nation, at Emmitsburg, MD,  Mother Seton then went on to be … Continue reading

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Welcome Footsteps

“Not more welcome are the sunbeams at my window than your well-known footstep at my door” Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

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Foggy Colors

This morning, I took 179 photos at The Grotto of Lourdes at Mt. St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD. Here are a few of them….and remember, click on the photo to enlarge it. Colors and faith, viewed through the drizzle and … Continue reading

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Mother Seton

If alive, the first American born Saint in the Roman Catholic tradition would be 239 years old today. She is my Patron Saint, meaning I have a special devotion to her. Here is a post that I published two years … Continue reading

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