Lessons From My Christmas Conversion - Seton Shrine

Lessons From My Christmas Conversion

We used to celebrate Christmas for forty days, a period symbolizing conversion. Mother Seton’s own life-changing Christmas experience prompts us to ask ourselves—did we open our hearts to the Christ child this year? Or did we lock the door of the inn?

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Feast Day

Let Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Be Your Companion in 2019

Looking for a role model to inspire your New Year’s resolutions? Who better than St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, America’s first native-born Saint, whose feast day falls on January 4. She overcame the same obstacles we struggle with in our own lives. A friend we can identify with is one we are more likely to emulate.

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The Wise Among Us Still Seek the Lord - Seton Shrine

The Wise Among Us Still Seek the Lord

Reflecting on the journey of the three wise men helped lead Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton to the Catholic Church. The Feast of the Epiphany is a good time for us to ask: Where are we traveling? What are we seeking? What star will we follow?

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Advent Bringing Your Body and Soul to Christ

Bringing Body and Soul to Christ

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton’s last words were “Be children of the Church.” Advent reminds us that belonging to the Mystical Body of Christ does not depend on our feelings; it depends on our orientation of heart; on where we bring and put our bodies; on a relationship with Christ that is intimate beyond imagining.

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton In Advent Finding God's Plan For You

In Advent, Find God’s Plan for You

As we see in the Immaculate Conception of Mary, and in the life of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, we are each made for some purpose. Not for “nothing,” but decidedly for “something” in the grand scheme of the world and all of its intended Glory.

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Make Jesus the King of Your Busy Life Seton Shrine

Making Jesus the King of Our Busy Lives

When we celebrate the feast of Christ the King, we proclaim with the Church that Jesus is the “King of the Universe.” Few understood this fact more intensely than Mother Seton. Do we allow Jesus to be the Lord of our lives? Do we accept him as King in all things?

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