You might be surprised at what Louise de Marillac, Elizabeth Bayley Seton, Catherine Harkins Founder of LCUSA had in common beyond being women who lived lives of mission. All were widows. The first two are relatively well known. Catherine Harkins was twice widowed. Visit Vincentian Women to learn more about these authentically Vincentian women. Go on to [...]
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“What did Frances Cabrini and Elizabeth Seton have in common? Both fit the criteria given by Pope Benedict XVI for “new evangelizers.” They both “had the experience of being healed by God, through Jesus Christ,” and they both overcame hardships and profound sorrow finding joy in Christ.” Archbishop Robert J. Carlson dedicates his weekly column [...]
Did you know The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton was designated a top pilgrimage site in The Year of Faith? By Holy Decree, Archbishop William E. Lori named the Shrine one of seven pilgrimage sites to visit in the Archdiocese of Baltimore during the Year of Faith. The Year of Faith, which began on [...]
For the month of January you can journey in this year of faith with the first saint of the United States, Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton. Our FOCUS ON section is devoted to her. You will discover a woman who was totally inhabited by God and who placed her life at the service of her brothers and sisters; [...]
Maryellen Blumlein, SC offers a reflection on Elizabeth Ann Seton as a woman of faith. “Because of her conversion to “the faith of the immigrants,” many of Elizabeth’s friends would no longer associate with he” Sr. Maryellen Blumlein, SC, taught English and religion in elementary and secondary schools in New York. Currently she serves as Assistant Archivist [...]
“How St. Elizabeth Seton Opens the Door of Faith for Us” represents VinFormation’s January offering for its Year of Faith in Vincentian Perspectives series. The Year of Faith and the Life of St. Elizabeth The Church and St. Elizabeth Quotes Related Links In addition, “Sowing Seeds for Eternity “, based on Betty Ann McNeil’s article “Historical [...]
Attention shoppers! The Shoppe at Seton Heritage is offering a collection of 2013 calendars Mary and the Saints Wall Calendar The Angels The Life of Our Lord Calendar Words to Live By: Pope John Paul II Stand Up Calendar Wisdom from Women Saints Stand-up Calendar Related FAMVIN Posts:“Soar on Wings Like Eagles”: Elizabeth Seton’s Spirituality [...]
The two centuries of service began with a decision by a 19 year old Catherine Spaulding. Arthur Jones of NCR writes, “Dec. 1 will be 200 years to the day since 19-year-old, Maryland-born Catherine Spalding and her five friends responded to a call from Sulpician Fr. (later Bishop) Benedict Flaget for young women to teach the faith. [...]
VinFormation offers an interactive timeline tracing the history of the Seton Legacy of Charity. This present is one of many timelines related to the Vincentian Family. Related FAMVIN Posts:Systemic change in 67 secondsSeton Legacy TimelineVincentian Family CalendarSystemic change challenges us to missionWYD Vincentian Family Catechesis
Judith Metz, S.C. presents “Soar on Wings Like Eagles”: Elizabeth Seton’s Spirituality of Trust. “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not grow faint.” (Is. 40:31) This scriptural verse from Isaiah is one of many that lifts our [...]
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