Elizabeth Ann Seton

Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, SC, was the first person born in what would become the United States to be canonized by the Catholic Church. She established the first Catholic girls' school in the nation in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she also founded the first American congregation of religious sisters, the Sisters of Charity.


Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, SC, was the first person born in what would become the United States to be canonized by the Catholic Church. She established the first Catholic girls' school in the nation in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she also founded the first American congregation of religious sisters, the Sisters of Charity.
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