The National Shrine 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.

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Corpus Christi Procession Cancelled.

Due to the weather conditions today, the Corpus Christi Procession from St. Joseph's to the Seton Shrine has been cancelled. There will still be Holy Hour before Mass, and after Mass, a brief procession will be conducted inside the Basilica.

All Concerto performance by Frederick Camerata on July 21. All welcome to join us when the Frederick Camerata returns for another concert in our Basilica.
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Civil War Tours every Saturday at the Shrine. Discover aspects of the Battle of Gettysburg that you've never heard before on our Civil War Sisters Tour.
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Home of the First American-Born Saint

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