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A Poem for Catholic Schools Week

A Poem for Catholic Schools Week

Elizabeth Seton: Light and Grace   Candlelight on her Bible.  She reaches for the pen, writes in the margin “to know Thy truth.” To know, in the midst of  argument and controversy … Candlelight flickers as she underlines Eternity. “Evenings alone:...
All in the Order of Providence

All in the Order of Providence

“…I see all in the order of Providence.” (to Julia Scott) – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, from Elizabeth Bayley Seton, Collected Writings 2, 642. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is enjoying Restaurant Week. (Remember those?) Maybe she is meeting her friend Julia at their favorite...
Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

January 4, 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of Elizabeth Ann Seton’s death. Elizabeth Ann Seton Wife, mother, foundress, saint. Her steadfast fidelity, unwavering hope, astute ability to trust in her own experiences, make her a woman for our times as for...
Epiphany Reflections

Epiphany Reflections

EPIPHANY… … sign, summons…  … star, angels’ song… … response, risk, search… … revelation, discovery, faith SEEKERS OF GOD, CALLED & SENT… Mary and Joseph – Shepherds and sages – Simeon and Anna –  Elizabeth Seton, Elizabeth Boyle & the early...