The First American Sister of Charity: Elizabeth Bayley Seton

John Clement REVILLE (1867 - )

This is a picturesque and moving account of the life and work of Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (1774-1821), the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. This widowed mother of five established schools in New York and Maryland and was the first to found a congregation of Religious Sisters in the United States, the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph, whose motherhouse stands today in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Biography & Autobiography, Religion

Language: English

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Play 01 A Lady of Old New York dave7
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Play 02 The Angel of the Lazaretto dave7
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Play 03 The Cross in Barclay Street dave7
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Play 04 The Lillies of the Valley dave7
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Play 05 The Fruit of Her Hands dave7
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