Elizabeth Seton: American Saint by Catherine O’Donnell


On sale this week only – in anticipation of the Seton Shrine’s Chat with an Author featuring Catherine O’Donnell this coming Sunday, April 14th!


In 1975, two centuries after her birth, Pope Paul VI canonized Elizabeth Ann Seton, making her the first saint to be a native-born citizen of the United States in the Roman Catholic Church. Seton came of age in Manhattan as the city and her family struggled to rebuild themselves after the Revolution, explored both contemporary philosophy and Christianity, converted to Catholicism from her native Episcopalian faith, and built the St. Joseph’s Academy and Free School in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Hers was an exemplary early American life of struggle, ambition, questioning, and faith, and in this flowing biography, Catherine O’Donnell has given Seton her due.

Hardcover, 524 pages, 6×9.

Chat With the Author on September 14, 2018 was cancelled.  We will still promote this biography with a Special discount of 10%.  Please call the shop to order 301-447-7122.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 1.5 in