Mother Seton



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