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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton & Family

Information on the first American born saint and patroness of Seton Hall University

Blessed Elizabeth Ann Seton - An Introduction

Elizabeth Ann (Bayley) Seton (1774-1821) is the patroness of Seton Hall University and as the first-American born saint in history her example has inspired perpetual interest among adherents, educators and historians worldwide. Along with enduring ties to Mother Seton, the school features various archival resources and popular secondary works on the Seton family who have a direct or circumlocutory impact on the history of the institution and its legacy as a whole.  Included here are introductory links which showcase general historical information on Mother Seton and her varied contributions to the fields of education and religious studies.

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