The first American-born saint sought to do everything God asked of her every day
Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (January 4, 2020): 1 JN 3:7-10; PS 98:1,7-8,9; JN 1:35-42
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Today we celebrate the life of the first American-born saint: Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton. The daughter of a prosperous New York family, she was raised in the Episcopal tradition and from an early age was drawn to a love of prayer, the Scriptures, and service to others.