Elizabeth Ann Seton: Mother for Many tells the story of Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first US native-born citizen to be canonized, who established the first Catholic school and had seven children of her own.
The biographies in this new series help the young reader develop an understanding of our real-life heroes, the saint and introduce children ages 4-9 to the concept that saints are people who live all around us, and who can inspire us to become more like Christ.
About the Author:
Barbara Yoffie has been in Catholic education for 35 years as both a primary grades classroom teacher and religion education coordinator. Currently, she is the coordinator of religious education at St. Clement of Rome Elementary School, St. Louis, MO. She is a well-known presenter on a variety of topics, including seasons of the Church year, saints, creative activities, and praying with children. Yoffie has a master’s degree in religious education administration from Loyola University, New Orleans, a bachelor’s degree in art education, and a certificate of religious studies, from Paul VI Institute, St. Louis. She is the author of several pamphlets and booklets on saints and choosing confirmation saints.