August 28: Birthday of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

“Elizabeth Seton was born in New York City on August 28, 1774, to devout Episcopalians, Dr. Richard Bayley and Catherine Charlton Bayley. Dr. Bayley taught surgery at King’s College (now Columbia University) and was the First Health Officer of New York City… By the time of her death on January 4, 1821, Elizabeth had founded no less than 50 Catholic institutions, such as orphanages, schools, and hospitals including St. Vincent Hospital in New York City.” – from the Website of Seton Pediatric Center. Find out the rest of the story, along with prayer services, videos, presentations and more, at this link.

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