St. Seton

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She worked with the poor. In 1797 she joined the first charitable institution in New York City. She joined the Roman Catholic Church in 1805. She opened a school for Catholic girls in Baltimore, Maryland in 1808. She and her companions took vows before Archbishop John Carroll and became the Sisters of St. Joseph, the first American-based Catholic sisterhood. Later they moved to Emmitsburg, Maryland. There they provided free education for the poor girls of the parish. Many consider it the beginning of Catholic parochial education in the United States. In 1812 the order became the Sisters of Charity. Mother Seton continued to teach and work for the community until her death in 1821. Seton hall was named after her. Mother seton was canonized in September 1975. She Became a Saint Because of Her Dedication and Goodwill to the Catholic Church and opening some Schools.

Elizabeth Ann Seton worked in a career in public charity. To raise money and aid to widow of New York City, she found a women society called the Widow’s society. “Protestant Sisters of Charity” a name that was picked up when neighbors of the society when the noticed the good works that they were doing. She was so important because she helped and saved so many lives that that changed a lot that was going on in her time. She told her sisters, “The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly, to do it because it is his will.” She had 2 devotions: abandonment to the will of God and a great love to the Blessed Sacrament. Elizabeth Ann Seton was truly important because she helped the people who needed it most and was always true to and loyal to God.

Elizabeth Ann Seton had worked with many charitable organizations. She ran many educational resources for both boys and girls. She also founded what today is knows as the sisters of charity. Her feel name is Elizabeth Ann Baily. She was fluent in French and a very fine musician. She was a very popular guest at balls and dances and parties. People benefited from her existence because she had many thing that helped people. She opened boys and girl schools. She also founded the sisters of charity. Today we celebrate Elizabeth Ann Setons birthday by having a mass and also after the mass they have many fun carnival games. Elizabeth Ann Setons most important child hood memory was when she was canonized as a st.

Discovering our Saint's - St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

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