Tag Archives: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

A Life Of Faith And Perserverence

On this day in 1821, Elizabeth Ann Seton died.   St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was born on Aug 28, 1774 in New York City.  She was introduced to Catholicism in Italy after her husband died. Following her conversion, she founded … Continue reading

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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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The Routine

Note: I attended Mt. St. Mary’s College, now University, graduating in 1982. There is a highly respected seminary located at the college, considered to be one of the most conservative seminaries in the Country, meaning that it stays true to … 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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