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The First American Sister of Charity: Elizabeth Bayley Seton-logo

The First American Sister of Charity: Elizabeth Bayley Seton

John Clement Reville

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Description:

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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

1h 32m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:30

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

25:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

17:32


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:58


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:21