Saints related to Patron-against-the-death-of-children

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  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
    The first saint born in America, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was born in New York City in 1774. After the death of her husband, she converted to Catholicism. She began educating children, founding a free Catholic school. She also founded the Sisters of Charity, the first American religious community for women.
  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary
    St. Elizabeth of Hungary was born in 1207, daughter of the King. She was happily married and was known for her generous acts of charity towards the poor and sick. At the death of her husband, she devoted her life fully to prayer and works of charity.
  • St. Felicity
    A noble woman of Rome during the second century, St. Felicity and was arrested and ordered to sacrifice to an idol. She refused and as punishment, she was forced to watch as each of her seven sons were killed, one by one. Months later, she suffered martyrdom herself.
  • St. Frances of Rome
    St. Frances was born in Rome in 1384 to a wealthy family. Although she wanted to become a nun, her father had her marry a nobleman. She was the mother of three children and spent her time serving the sick and the poor. She also founded the Oblates of Mary, a lay order of women.
  • St. Louis
    Saint Louis was born in 1214 to King Louis VII and the saintly Queen Blanche. Greatly influenced by his mother, he was considered pious even from his youth. At age 22, he ascended to the throne and ruled France justly, helping the poor and promoting the Christian faith.
  • St. Matilda
    Saint Matilda was the wife of King Henry I, and served as ruler of the Saxon Ottonian dynasty for a time. She was often caught between the politics of her two sons, Henry and Otto, both of whom criticized her due to her generous alsmsgiving. She constructed many churches and monasteries. She died in 968 A.D.