Patroness of Seton Manor
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
The first native-born American
to be proclaimed a Saint in the Catholic Church
is a woman whose life paralleled the history of our country.
She was a daughter, debutante, wife, mother, widow, grieving parent, a convert,
and the founder of the first congregation of religious woman in America,
THE SISTERS OF CHARITY.
Born: August 28, 1774, New York City
Profession of Faith: March 4, 1805, St. Peter’s Church, Barclay Street
Sister of charity: July 31, 1809
Died: January 4, 1821, Emmitsburg, Maryland
Beatified By POPE JOHN XXIII: March 17, 1963
Canonized By POPE PAUL VI: September 14, 1975