Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton is the secondary patron saint of the Diocese of Arlington. She is also the patron saint of children near death and persons rejected for their Catholic faith.
PRAYER TO ST ELIZABETH ANN SETON
You blessed Elizabeth Seton with gifts of grace;
As wife and mother, educator and foundress,
So that she might spend her life in service to your people.
Through her example and prayers
May we learn to express our love for you
In love for our fellow men and women.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
Who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
One God, for ever and ever.
SAINT ELIZABETH ANN SETON
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton was the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. She established the first Catholic girls’ school in the nation in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she…Read more here