SAINT OF THE WEEK:
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton | FEAST DAY: JANUARY 4
The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to
do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly to do it because it is his will.
– St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Facts about St. Elizabeth Ann Seton:
- Patron of Catholic schools.
- She was the first native – born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.
- She established the first Catholic girls’ school in the nation in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she also founded the first American congregation of religious sisters, the Sisters of Charity