Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton


Reach Out for Help

The solace that William Seton's Catholic business partners provided to his young widow resulted in a conversion moment for the first U.S.-born saint.
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woman holding heart leaf

Finding Grace

Sit for a few minutes with this quote from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton: “Contemplate how you are being asked to give your heart to God amidst everyday activities. Be prepared to meet your grace in every circumstance of life.”
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Woman writing in a journal

‘Dear Elizabeth Ann Seton’ 

Can a saint who died over 200 years ago have relevance for today? This author says yes as she imagines writing a heartfelt letter to Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first American-born saint. 
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Elizabeth Ann Seton: Pioneer Saint of a Young Nation

It was exactly three quarters of the way into the 20th century before the United States could claim its first native-born saint: Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton.
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Dr. Buffy Barkley next to a statue of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

From Widow’s Grief to New Life

Mired in grief over the loss of her husband, this college professor found a kindred spirit in another widow: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.
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Stained glass of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Elizabeth Ann Seton: A Profoundly Human Saint

Daughter, wife, mother, widow, friend—all of these describe this first American-born saint.
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