“There is a mystery,
the greatest of all mysteries -
not that my adored Lord is in the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar for His word has said it, and what is so simple as to take that word which is truth itself? -
but that souls of His own creation, whom He gave His life to save, who are endowed with His choicest gifts in all things else, should remain blind, insensible, and deprived of that light without which every other blessing is unavailing!"
St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Three basic points led her to become a Catholic:
1)belief in the Real Presence,
2) devotion to the Blessed Mother,
3) conviction that the Catholic Church led
back to the apostles and to Christ.
Mother, Widow, Educator, Religious
Established schools and orphanages
Foundress of Sisters of Charity
Two great devotions: 1) Abandonment to God's Will
2) Ardent devotion to the Blessed Sacrament
Feast Day - January 4
"The accidents of life separate us from our dearest friends, but let us not despair. God is like a looking glass in which souls see each other. The more we are united to Him by love, the nearer we are to those who belong to Him. ~ St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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