The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Confession and Adoration Time Change for April 4th

Please note: Confession and Adoration will not begin until 12:30pm today, April 4th.

'Seeker to Saint' Explores the Healing Role of the Blessed Mother

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Mother Seton found healing from her past when she was introduced to Mary.

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Feast of The Assumption Prayer Offering

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The Sisters here at the Shrine will place your intentions at Mother Seton’s Altar of relics and pray for her intercession.

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Catholic Review covers groundbreaking event A saint for modern times gets a modern museum
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The Shrine Appears On EWTN News Nightly EWTN interviews Programs Director Tony DiIlulio
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Press Release: Groundbreaking on $4 Million Museum Renovation and Visitor Center The first renovation in forty years comes to the Seton Shrine
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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