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What does Seton mean in religion?

n United States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821) Synonyms: Elizabeth Seton, Mother Seton, Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton Example of: religious leader. leader of a religious order.

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Hereof, why is Elizabeth Seton a saint?

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton was the first American to be canonized as a saint. She was raised Episcopalian, but later converted to Catholicism. She is the founder of the first Catholic schools in the United States and is the patron saint of Catholic schools, widows, and seafarers.

Subsequently, question is, what did Elizabeth Seton do? Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774– 1821) was a convert to Roman Catholicism and foundress of the Sisters of Charity, the first sisterhood native to the United States. She is also the first person born in the United States to be canonized a saint.

In respect to this, what does the word Seaton mean?

The name Seaton is an English Baby Names baby name. In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Seaton is: From the farm by the sea.

How did Elizabeth Seton die?

Tuberculosis

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