The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Thanksgiving Hours

PLEASE NOTE: The Seton Shrine will close early this Wednesday at 3pm and will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Mass will be celebrated at 11am in the Basilica on Thanksgiving Day.

Candlelight Tours Is Filled With Christmas Spirit

Nov. 26-Dec. 3

Revisit the past in a whole new way during this incredible living history experience! Tickets are now available for the Seton Shrine’s beloved seasonal Candlelight Tours.

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Christmas Novena of Masses 2022

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Give the gift of prayer this Christmas. Send us the names of your loved ones you would like to enroll and they will be remembered in this series of nine Christmas Masses.

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Seton Shrine’s Book Club Fosters Friendships in Heaven and on Earth A moving story from the Seton Shrine about a mother, a sister, a child, and a book club
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Mother Seton Brings Miracles, Hope, & Help to Those on the Sea Mother Seton, Patroness of the Sea Services, intercedes for a dying soldier…
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Home of the First American-Born Saint

Discover the inspirational life and legacy of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton.

Elizabeth Ann Seton

The First American-Born Saint

Elizabeth Ann Seton was a wife and mother, and then found herself a widow at just 29 years old in 1803. Despite the hardships that she faced, she went on to do amazing work, and eventually became the first American-born saint in 1975. Visit this historic site and Shrine and see the museum, her historic homes, and the Basilica dedicated to her.

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Elizabeth Ann Seton

The First American-Born Saint

Elizabeth Ann Seton was a wife and mother, and then found herself a widow at just 29 years old in 1803. Despite the hardships that she faced, she went on to do amazing work, and eventually became the first American-born saint in 1975. Visit this historic site and Shrine and see the museum, her historic homes, and the Basilica dedicated to her.

Explore the Shrine