Father Benedict Seton

born 30 March 1880
died 5 November 1945 aged 65
clothed 29 November 1921
professed 1 December 1922
ordained 21 December 1925

Baptised: Charles Seton

Dom Benedict Seton OSB who was raised to the priesthood recently enjoys the distinction of having received the three major orders in three days. He is a Fort Augustus (Scotland) monk and a member of a family closely connected with Mary Queen of Scots. His elder brother is Sir Bruce Seton, of Edinburgh, and his younger brother, Dr Walter Seton, of London university. Dom Benedict entered the church whilst serving in His Majesty’s forces during the world war.

From The Bulletin of the Catholic Laymen’s Association of Georgia 17 April, 1926

Father Benedict’s headstone in the monk’s cemetery

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