Blog Template Theology of the Body: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

The only native-born United States citizen ever to be canonized was first a lay woman who nurtured a family, who affirmed the unity of the Catholic Church by her conversion from Episcopalianism, and who did all she could to reverse the effects of spiritual and physical poverty in her time. A fitting inspiration for the new year.