Mother Seton Author:Msgr. Joseph Bardi This is the story of a loving wife and mother, a courageous widow, a fervent convert, the foundress of the first native American religious community. It is a story of suffering, struggle, success and sanctity-a very human story. — Elizabeth Bayley Seton had an ardent nature and giving-even to the point of tremendous sacrifice. She loved her fathe... more »r and friends, her husband and children, the poor and the under-privileged, the sisters and students entrusted to her care. Above all, she loved her God and the pioneer mission He gave her.
This fast-paces life of "an authentic daughter of America" (Pope John's term) is completed by selections from Mother Seton's own writings-Spiritual Gems that permit us to glimpse the deep spirituality of the first American-born saint.« less