|By Stephen B. Whatley|
By Stephen B. Whatley | Flickr.com
A new tribute drawing of the first native-born citizen of the USA to be made a Saint by the Roman Catholic Church: Elizabeth Ann Seton (New York, 1774 –1821).
She established the first Catholic school in the nation, at Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she founded the first American congregation of Religious Sisters, the Sisters of Charity; which would go on to open orphanages in Philadelphia & New York City.
23.4 x 16.5in/59 x 41cm
Stephen B. Whatley Gallery