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What is Elizabeth Ann Seton The patron saint of?

She is the founder of the first Catholic schools in the United States and is the patron saint of Catholic schools, widows, and seafarers. Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton was born into a wealthy Episcopalian family in New York City on August 28, 1774.

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Then, why is Elizabeth Ann Seton The patron saint of Catholic schools?

Elizabeth Ann Seton was canonized on September 14 in 1975 by Pope Saint John Paul II. She was the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Catholic Church. She is the patron saint of Catholic schools as well as widows, death of parents and children, and in-law problems.

when did Elizabeth Ann Seton die? January 4, 1821

Then, how did Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton die?

Tuberculosis

What did Elizabeth Ann 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.

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