Mother Seton and the Sisters of Charity
Author: Alma Power-Waters
Length: 168 pages
Sale Price: $9.95
Alma Powers-Water In 1975, Mother Elizabeth Seton was canonized as America's first native-born Roman Catholic saint. This Vision Book tells the inspiring true story of the life of Elizabeth Bayley Seton from her childhood in a distinguished New York family to her becoming a sister and foundress of an order of nuns. Born in 1774, Elizabeth Bayley grew up in a well-to-do Protestant family and seemed destined for a tranquil life. At age 19 she married William Seton and together they had five children. Tragedy struck when William died of tuberculosis in 1803. Elizabeth learned that her family fortune was lost as well. She converted to Catholicism at a time when Catholics were the object of persecutions in the United States. Her family was shocked by this decision. Elizabeth met Bishop Carroll of Maryland, and he gave her the inspiration to found the American Sisters of Charity and the first American parochial Catholic school. In time her order of sisters flourished, and they established more schools, orphanages and hospitals across the United States. At her early death (46 years old) Mother Seton's congregation numbered twenty-one communities throughout the country. Illustrated "A series which should be found wherever there are young Catholic readers." -Ave Maria "Parents will not have to wonder why Johnny won't read if these Vision Books are made available to their children . . . Splendid in design and format . . ." - Catholic Standard and Times "The entire series of Vision Books is recommended for solid training for youth." - The Tablet Sewn Softcover Cover art by Chris Pelicano
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APOLOGETICS A Philosophic Defense and Explanation of the Catholic Religion By Msgr. Paul J. Glenn, Ph.D.
TRUE CHURCH QUIZZES by Frs. Rumble and Carty
BIBLE QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
BIRTH PREVENTION QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
VIRGIN AND STATUE WORSHIP BY Frs. Rumble and Carty
CONFESSION QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
EUCHARIST QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
HELL QUIZZES By Frs. Rumble and Carty
QUIZZES, PURGATORY QUIZZES, TRUE CHURCH QUIZZES,
VIRGIN AND STATUE WORSHIP, By Frs. Rumble and Carty
THE CATHOLIC ANSWER TO THE JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES - A Challenge Accepted By Louise D'Angelo
CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS TODAY By Fr. William Most
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HAS THE ANSWER By Fr. Whitcomb
THE CATHOLIC CONTROVERSY By St. Francis de Sales
CHATS WITH CONVERTS A Complete Explanation and Proof of Catholic Belief By Fr. M.D. Forrest, M.S.C. Preface By Bishop Sheen
COLLEGE APOLOGETICS Proof of the Truth of the Catholic Faith By Fr. Anthony F. Alexander
CONFESSION OF A ROMAN CATHOLIC By Whitcomb
THE FAITH OF OUR FATHERS By James Cardinal Gibbons
HELL plus HOW TO AVOID HELL By Fr. F.X. Schouppe, S.J. & Thomas A. Nelson
THE INCREDIBLE CREED OF THE JEHOVAH WITNESSES By Rev. Leslie Rumble
RADIO REPLIES By Frs. Rumble & Carty
REBUILDING A LOST FAITH BY AN AMERICAN AGNOSTIC By John L. Stoddard
WHAT FAITH REALLY MEANS By Rev. Henry G. Graham, M.A.
CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS Book IV By Fr. John Laux, M.A.
CHIEF TRUTHS OF THE FAITH A Course in Religion, Book I By Fr. John Laux, M.A.
MASS AND THE SACRAMENTS A COURSE IN RELIGION BOOK II By Fr. John Laux, M.A.
CATHOLIC MORALITY A Course in Religion, Book III By Fr. John Laux, M.A.
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