пятница, 8 марта 2019 г.
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Sister Elizabeth Ann Seton was born Elizabeth Ann Bayley on lordly 28th, 1774 in New York City to wealthy parents. Elizabeth suffered umpteen losses previous(predicate) in purport starting with the loss of her mother when she was just trine ache time elder, and a younger sister two years later. She was embossed Episcopalian by her mother and stepmother. Her father was a humanitarin who taught his daughter to chicane and be of service to others. Elizabeth had a smashing interest in schooling and particularly liked reading the bible and scriptures in which she found great comfort.In 1794 at the age of 19, Elizabeth married William Seton and together they had five children. Four years into their marriage Williams father died leaving Elizabeth and William in charge of caring for his many brothers and sisters. A few years after that, Elizabeths father died. Not long after that, Williams business began to fail along with his health. William and Elizabet h thought that a ocean voyage to Italy would help him to feel better. William died while in Italy and Elizabeth became interested in the Catholic faith during that time to which she later converted.She felt a superfluous devotion to the Blessed Virgin having lost her own mother at such an early age. To support her children Elizabeth opened a school for girls in Baltimore. After joining the Catholic Church in 1805 Elizabeth devoted her life to Gods will for her. In 1809 she took her religious vows and became known as set out Elizabeth Seton. She make a community of sisters called the Sisters of Charity which included one of her daughters. Mother Seton died on January 1st, 1821 from tuberculosis the same thing that killed her husband.She was just 46 years old when she died. Elizabeth is known as the patron saint for the loss of parents. Her feast sidereal day is celebrated on January 1st. Mother Seton became the first american saint to be beatified in 1963 and then later canonized in 1975. Mother Seton told her follow sisters, The first end I propose in our occasional work is to do the will of God secondly, to do it in the stylus he wills it and thirdly, to do it because it is his will.