Radical Surrender: St. Clare of Assisi and Mother Seton
Through their radical surrender to Divine Providence, St. Clare of Assisi and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton send the world a counter-cultural message. We are all children of God, infinitely loved by our Father in heaven.
The Glory of God is Man Fully Alive: Saint Irenaeus and Mother Seton
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Irenaeus suffered greatly in their lives and were deeply “acquainted with grief.” Instead of leading to despair, suffering made them fully alive to the beauty of the world and to the gift of God’s grace.
Heroic Charity: Blessed Rani Maria Vattalil and Mother Seton
Self-sacrificing women are not always recognized in their lifetimes. Blessed Rani Maria Vattalil and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton are two such women. Both dedicated their comparatively short lives to caring for children and the poor.