Lisa Lickona, Author at Seton Shrine

Lisa Lickona

Through the Darkness to Easter Light with Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Through the Darkness to Easter Light with Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

As we journey through the darkness of the Paschal Triduum, and emerge into the light of Easter, the example of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton shows us how to yield our lives to Christ, the Crucified One, that we might live.

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Thea Bowman

Thea Bowman and Mother Seton: Living the Paradox of the Gospel

In their lives, Servant of God Thea Bowman and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton were content to do their “little bit,” to plant the seeds of God’s love that would bring forth a bountiful harvest in heaven and on earth.

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The Main Event: Palm Sunday with Mother Seton

The lives of the saints, including Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, remind us that the sacrifices they made — and that we make — all point to the ultimate sacrifice that Jesus made for us. We are healed through the sacrifice already made by Jesus on the Cross.

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Chiara Lubich

The Spirit At Work In the Lives of Chiara Lubich and Mother Seton

The Holy Spirit loves to surprise us. In every age He enters like a lightning bolt and transforms relationships, overturns our ways of thinking, and brings new life, as he did with St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and Servant of God Chiara Lubich.

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‘They Possess God’: Mother Seton and Blessed John of Fiesole

It’s no wonder that Mother Seton and the Dominican friar known as Fra Angelico experienced God so intensely in Italy, a land of splendid Catholic art and liturgy. They weren’t satisfied with a God who was merely transcendent, but yearned for the One who gave His life for the world and became our living bread.  

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Lent with Mother Seton

Living Ash Wednesday the Way Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Did

Mother Seton didn’t walk the Way of the Cross alone during her life, but rather she surrounded herself with a community, with whom she journeyed in mutual dependence, step by step, along the path Christ set for them. During Lent, together with the Church, we are all invited to do the same.

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A Greater Love: Facing Lent with Mother Seton and Saint Scholastica

As Lent approaches, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Scholastica remind us to examine our hearts and prioritize and cultivate a fervent desire for God. 

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Don Bosco and Mother Seton: The Great Christian Educators

St. John Bosco and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton presented lessons of love and gentleness to the most vulnerable of children. Their gentle instruction inspired their respective countries through the many thousands of pupils who would be taught by the communities they founded.

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The Ever-Burning Center: Mary Ward and Mother Seton

Venerable Mary Ward and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton forged new communities of women religious devoted to apostolic action that drew their strength from prayer and the divine love of Jesus.

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