The National Catholic Review

The Life of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Aug 26 2008 - 12:00am | America Podcasts
Sept. 1 Podcast
2009 marks the bicentennial of the founding of the Sisters of Charity by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. The first native-born American saint, Saint Elizabeth Seton was a convert to Catholicism whose childhood was spent in revolutionary war era New York. She married into a prominent New York family and moved in elite social circles, once attending a birthday celebration for George Washington. Sister Regina Bechtle, S.C. discusses the life and work of this uniquely American saint. To read Sr. Bechtel’s article “An American Daughter,” from the Sept. 1 issue, click here. Listen to this episode