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January 4

 

Memorial of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious

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Today we remember the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized as a saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton.

Reflect

Only if people change will the world change; and in order to change, people need the light that comes from God, the light which so unexpectedly [on the night of Christmas] entered into our night.


—Pope Benedict XVI, Homily at Mass for the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, December 25, 2008

Pray

Pray one of these three prayers to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton today.

Act

Aim to put these practices of building a domestic Church into action.


 




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