Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

Today is the feast of the American saint, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (+1821AD), who was a wife, mother, widow, convert, and religious founder.  She was also the first American citizen canonized.

Here is a link to her shrine and burial place in Emmitsburg, Maryland, not far from the field of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Seton Heritage

These sites provide some more details on the life of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton:

Old Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Catholic Saints Info: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Live well!

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