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  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Elizabeth always showed great affection for her stepmother, who was a devout Anglican, and for her stepbrothers and sisters.
Seton kept during her travels we learn of her heroic effort to sustain the drooping spirits of her husband during the voyage, followed by a long detention in quarantine, and until his death at Pisa (27 Dec., 1803).
Seton to open a boarding-house for some of the boys of a Protestant school taught by the curate of St. Mark's.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/s/seton,saint_elizabeth_ann.html   (1920 words)

  
 St Elizabeth Ann Seton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Elizabeth Ann Bayley was born August 28, 1774 in New York City and was baptized in the Episcopalian faith.
Elizabeth was hired as a teacher in a boarding school but was quickly dismissed because of her religion.
Elizabeth took her vows in 1809 assumed a religious habit modeled after the widow's c clothing she wore during her mourning period, and became known as Mother Seton.
members.aol.com /SetonPage/Setonbio.htm   (543 words)

  
 Saints - Elizabeth Ann Seton
Elizabeth Ann Seton was the foundress and first superior of the Sisters of Charity in the United States.
Seton kept during her travels we learn of her heroic effort to sustain the drooping spirits of her husband during the voyage, followed by a long detention in quarantine, and until his death at Pisa on December 27, 1803.
Elizabeth Ann Seton was beatified in 1963 and canonized on September 14, 1975.
www.scborromeo.org /saints/seton.htm   (1964 words)

  
 Church Patron Saint
Elizabeth goes to Italy with him for the sake of his health, but he dies leaving her a grieving widow at 29 (1803).
Elizabeth's mother is the daughter of an Episcopal minister.
Elizabeth is told her mother is in heaven, and from that moment wants to become holy so she can be with her.
www.setonchurch.org /patronsaint.html   (1808 words)

  
 Biography of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Elizabeth wed William Magee Seton (1768-1803), a son of William Seton, Sr., (1746-1798) and Rebecca Curson Seton (c.1746-c.1775), January 25, 1794, in the Manhattan home of Mary Bayley Post.Samuel Provoost (1742-1815), the first Episcopal bishop of New York, witnessed the wedding vows of the couple.
Elizabeth, along with her sister-in-law Rebecca Mary Seton (1780-1804), her soul-friend and dearest confidant, nursed the sick and dying among family, friends, and needy neighbors.
Elizabeth was among the founders and charter members of The Society for the Relief of Poor Widows with Small Children (1797) and also served as treasurer of the organization.
www.emmitsburg.net /setonshrine/bio.htm   (3970 words)

  
 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church - About Mother Seton
On September 14, 1975 Pope Paul VI canonized Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton a saint of the universal calendar of the Roman Catholic Church.
Elizabeth Ann Bayley was born August 28, 1774, two years before the founding of the United States of America, into a wealthy society family of New York City.
Elizabeth Ann Seton showed herself to be exemplary at every turn of her life.
www.setonscene.org /about_mother_seton.htm   (1267 words)

  
 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
But when Pope Paul VI raised Elizabeth Ann Seton to the altars on September 14, 1975, he gave the Church a saint who was typically American by both birth and disposition.
Elizabeth Ann Bayley, born in lower Manhattan just before the outbreak of the American Revolution, was of English stock.
Elizabeth Seton is a model for all American women: nun, teacher, nurse; yes, also wife and mother.
www.stthomasirondequoit.com /SaintsAlive/id464.htm   (823 words)

  
 Seton, Elizabeth Ann Bayley
Seton, Elizabeth Ann Bayley (1774-1821) First American Saint : Elizabeth Ann Bayley was born in New York City on August 28, 1774.
Seton was elected Mother Superior, and the school was moved to Emmitburg.
Seton continued to work for improved social welfare until her death, at the age of 46.
www.multied.com /bio/nn/Seton.html   (450 words)

  
 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Elizabeth was born in New York City, August 28,1774 to Dr. Richard Bayley and Catherine Charlton Bayley, devout Episcopalians.
Elizabeth returned to New York in 1804 and, despite the opposition of family and friends, entered the Catholic church in the spring of 1805.
Elizabeth Ann Seton is honored in the Basilica of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Maryland where her remains are enshrined.
www.daughtersofcharity-emmitsburg.org /e_a_seton.htm   (297 words)

  
 Domestic-Church.Com: Saint Profile: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Foundress and first superior of the Sisters of Charity in the United States, Elizabeth Bayley was born in August of 1774 to a wealthy and distinguished Epicopalian family in New York City.
Saint Elizabeth was born to a distiguished episcopalian family on the 28th of August, 1774.
She came to be known as "Mother Seton." The same year Elizabeth moved the sisters to Emmitsburg and adopted a modified form of the Rule of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul.
www.domestic-church.com /CONTENT.DCC/19980101/SAINTS/STESETON.HTM   (1453 words)

  
 The Conversion of Elizabeth Ann Seton
Elizabeth Seton to Amabilia Filcchi, cited in ibid., 155.
Elizabeth Seton to Antonio Filicchi, cited in ibid., 155.
Elizabeth Seton to Amabilia Filicchi, cited in ibid., 164.
catholiceducation.org /articles/religion/re0491.html   (2194 words)

  
 Elizabeth Ann Seton - VincentWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Elizabeth married William Magee Seton, scion of a wealthy New York mercantile family with international connections, January 25, 1794, at the home of her sister, Mary Bayley Post.
Elizabeth Seton was named first superior and served in that capacity until her death.
Elizabeth Seton was canonized September 14, 1975, by Pope Paul VI as the first native-born saint of the United States.
www.famvin.org /wiki/Elizabeth_Ann_Seton   (739 words)

  
 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Saint of the Day - American Catholic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton is a true daughter of the American Revolution, born August 28, 1774, just two years before the Declaration of Independence.
At 19, Elizabeth was the belle of New York and married a handsome, wealthy businessman, William Magee Seton.
Elizabeth Seton 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.”
www.americancatholic.org /Features/SaintOfDay/default.asp?id=1250   (557 words)

  
 Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton
On March 25, 1809 Elizabeth Seton pronounced vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
Elizabeth Seton died of tuberculosis on January 4, 1821 at the age of 47.
Her remains are sealed in the Basilica of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
provost.shu.edu /charterday/seton.htm   (377 words)

  
 Our Patron Saint
Elizabeth was born to wealth and status in New York, on August 28, 1774, the child of Episcopalians committed to philanthropy to the poor.
Elizabeth's mother died when she was only three years old, and her father saw to her upbringing and education.
As a child she was taught an ethic of service to the sick and those in need, and led a quiet and bookish youth, reading widely and taking special pleasure in the Bible.
www.stelizabethsalina.com /OurPatronSaint.htm   (936 words)

  
 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
I chose Elizabeth Ann Seton as my saint because she was a very active, caring, and loving person.
Elizabeth Ann Seton was born in New York City on August 28, 1774.
Elizabeth was very excited about the Catholic belief in the Real Presence of the Holy Eucharist, which means that God is actually in the Host.
mcraeclan.com /Caitlin/SaintEAS/CaitSaintEAS.htm   (1322 words)

  
 Elizabeth Seton
Elizabeth Ann Bailey Seton was born on August 28, 1774 in New York.
Elizabeth Seton was canonized on September 14, 1974, becoming the first native-born American to become a saint in the Catholic Church.
Elizabeth is seen here as a woman on the move, determined and looking to the future.
www.elizabethsetonacademy.org /seton.html   (296 words)

  
 Seton Biography
Elizabeth Ann Bayley, one of two daughters of a prominent Episcopal family, was born in New York on August 28, 1774.
While waiting to return to America, Elizabeth attended the churches of her Italian friends where she was deeply impressed by the Catholic belief in the real presence.
Elizabeth Seton died slowly and painfully of the tuberculosis which had stricken all her family.
www.elizabethannseton.org /SetonBiography.htm   (1326 words)

  
 Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth Ann Seton helped with the formation of the Society for the Relief of Poor Widows with Small Children, New York's first private charity organization.
In 1808, Seton established Saint Joseph's Academy and Free School, a school dedicated to the education of Catholic girls, in Emmitsburg, Maryland, at the invitation of the president of St.
Seton Hall University, in South Orange, New Jersey, Seton Hill University, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Elizabeth Seton High School in Maryland, are all named for St. Seton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elizabeth_Ann_Seton   (467 words)

  
 Elizabeth Seton Residence - About Elizabeth Seton
In 1975, Elizabeth Seton was declared the first native born American Saint of the Catholic Church.
Elizabeth Seton worked on behalf of the poor, the sick and the deprived throughout her life.
The goal is for our employees to reflect the Elizabeth Seton Mission in the everyday care of our residents and their interaction with other staff.
www.elizabethseton.org /elizabethseton.html   (194 words)

  
 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton was the first saint who was born in the United States of America.
Elizabeth Ann Bayley was born on August 28, 1774, in New York City to Richard Bayley, the anatomy professor at Columbia, and his wife, Catherine Charlton, daughter of an Anglican minister.
Elizabeth and her youngest daughter rejoined their family in the United States in the summer of 1804, and Elizabeth joined the Catholic Church in 1805 in St. Peters Church, Barclay St., New York.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/catholic_christianity/7630   (437 words)

  
 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : January 04, 2006 : St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (USA and CAN)
This wife, mother and foundress of a religious congregation was born Elizabeth Ann Bayley on August 28, 1774 in New York City, the daughter of an eminent physician and professor at what is now Columbia University.
Abandoned by her friends and relatives, Elizabeth was invited by the superior of the Sulpicians in Baltimore to found a school for girls in that city.
In 1809 Elizabeth moved her young community to Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she adopted as a rule of life an adaptation of the rule observed by the Sisters of Charity, founded by St. Vincent de Paul.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2006-01-04   (643 words)

  
 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of January 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
After her marriage, Elizabeth became an active philanthropist, so active that she became known in New York as the "Protestant Sister of Charity." In 1797, already the mother of two, she was one of the founders of a society designed to help poor widows with small children.
Elizabeth had returned to a bankrupt firm, so she was entirely dependent upon her relatives for her support.
The revised rule was approved by Archbishop Carroll in January 1812 and Elizabeth was elected as the Superior of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Joseph.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0104.htm   (3317 words)

  
 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Elizabeth Ann Bayley was the daughter of a distinguished colonial family in New York City, her father a physician and professor at what later became Columbia University.
Seton had reversals in business and lost his fortune, and a sea voyage was recommended to recover his health.
Influenced by her stay in Italy, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton became a Catholic upon her return to the United States, against the opposition of her family.
www.ewtn.com /library/MARY/ELIZSETN.htm   (476 words)

  
 Elizabeth Ann Seton, Elizabeth Bayley, parochial schools, Sisters of Charity, Dave Kopel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
At age 19, she married a wealthy young merchant named William Seton, and threw herself into social work; by age 23, she had founded the Society for the Relief of Poor Widows with Small Children.
In that first parochial school, Elizabeth Anne Seton trained the Sisters to become teachers and wrote the textbooks; all the while she continued her work to assist Maryland's poor, sick, and Black populations.
Prayer in honor of St. Elizabeth Seton; from the church founded on the day of her 1975 canonization, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
www.pitt.edu /~eflst4/seton2.html   (514 words)

  
 Prayer Service: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
We gather together today to celebrate Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first person born in the United States to be declared a saint.
Elizabeth Ann’s Episcopalian parents shared their love of Scripture and prayer with her.
Loving God, you graced Elizabeth Ann Seton, enabling her to be a good wife, mother, teacher, and foundress, so that she might give her life in ministry to others.
www.osfphila.org /sp/pryr_svcs/prayer_seton.html   (522 words)

  
 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Elizabeth Ann Bayley, born in New York City on August 28, 1774, was the middle daughter of Dr. Richard Bayley, professor of anatomy at King's College and a staunch Episcopalian.
The widowed Elizabeth and one of her daughters found hospitality with the Filicchi family, and there Elizabeth first became interested in Catholicism.
In 1963, Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton was the first American-born citizen to be beatified, and on September 14, 1975, Pope Paul VI proclaimed the wife, mother, convert, teacher, and foundress to be a saint.
www.seaseton.org /StEAS.html   (353 words)

  
 Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton
Eliza A. Seton: Foundress and First Superior of the Sisters or Daughters of Charity in the United States of America, with Copius Extracts from Her Writings, and an Historical Sketch of the Sisterhood from its Foundation to the Time of Her Death.
In addition to written works and Internet research, the Seton Hall University Archives contain various research materials related to the life and works of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton and her family, including the Seton-Jevons Letter Collection (1782-1963), and the combined correspondence and papers of the prolific Seton and Jevons families.
The Sister Marie-Celeste Mother Seton Collection (1951-2000) was created by a Sister of Charity and noted-author scholar on the life and work of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton.
provost.shu.edu /charterday/seton-biblio.htm   (761 words)

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