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, Christianity - Biographies

Language: English

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