The Life of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

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Sept. 1 Podcast

Sister Regina Bechtle, S.C. discusses the life and work of this uniquely American saint. Listen to this episode
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
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