Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

  

Sisterhood of Saints
Day 1: Elizabeth Ann Seton

Elizabeth Ann and William Magee had a beautiful life in Lower Manhattan. They were stalwarts of the Episcopal church, and set a good example for their children. Then, everything went smash, all at once.

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Saint Margaret of Scotland

 

Sisterhood of Saints
Day 2: Margaret of Scotland 

They say it was love at first sight, the beautiful, educated, pious English princess and the rough and tumble warrior, widower, and Scots king twenty years her senior.

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Saint Francis Cabrini

 

Sisterhood of Saints
Day 3: Frances Xavier Cabrini

Even as a child, Frances knew she was made to be a missionary; she loved crafting paper boats and sending
them off to sail with “missionary” flowers aboard. 
The
flame continued to grow during a childhood full of
illnesses, and a young adulthood full of challenges.

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Saint Josephine Bakhita

 

Sisterhood of Saints
Day 4: Josephine Bakhita

Josephine Bakhita’s life started like many other
children amid a loving family in the southern Sudan’s
Darfur region. 
But before she reached the age of ten,
she was kidnapped by slave traders. 

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Saint Maria Goretti

 

Sisterhood of Saints
Day 5: Maria Goretti

She was an obedient child by all accounts,
taking care of her siblings and the housework
so that her widowed mother could work in the
fields, hoping against hope to bring in the crop
that would keep her little brood together. 


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Saint_Clare_revised-2

 

Sisterhood of Saints
Day 6: Clare of Assisi 

Clare was just eighteen when she heard
Francis preaching his message of poverty
and simplicity. Her parents named her
Clare (Chiara), based on comfort the
Holy Spirit provided during her mother’s
difficult labor.

 

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Saint Katherine Drexel

 

Sisterhood of Saints
Day 7: Katharine Drexel

The wealthy Drexel family of Philadelphia was socially conscious, donating large amounts of money to help the less fortunate. Indeed, three days a week, Katharine’s stepmother would welcome people in need into their home.

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