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My Reminders

Whenever I visit Emmitsburg, I am reminded of what we hear on Ash Wednesday…. “Man thou art dust and unto dust thou shalt return” I also am reminded of what joy and peace is mine here.

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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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A Saintly Birthday

Today marks the 238th anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth Ann (Bayley) Seton…the first American born Saint in the Roman Catholic tradition. Because of our shared connection to Emmitsburg, I have (and continue to) study her life and to pray … Continue reading

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Today we recognize the 237th birthday of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American born Saint in the Roman Catholic Church. The stories of her life and her ties to Emmitsburg, make her one of my favorite saints. Study and … Continue reading

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