The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Elizabeth Ann Seton

The First American-Born Saint

Discover the story of this incredible woman who was a wife, mother and widow by age 29 in 1803, and continued on to do amazing work. The Shrine honors her and all the lives she has touched over the years. Now, in the 40th anniversary year of her canonization, see our latest exhibit and discover another story---her journey to sainthood and what it took to get there.

40 YEARS A SAINT : A Premier Exhibition

Elizabeth Ann Seton

The First American-Born Saint

Discover the story of this incredible woman who was a wife, mother and widow by age 29 in 1803, and continued on to do amazing work. The Shrine honors her and all the lives she has touched over the years. Now, in the 40th anniversary year of her canonization, see our latest exhibit and discover another story---her journey to sainthood and what it took to get there.

40 YEARS A SAINT : A Premier Exhibition

Mass and Confession Cancelled on August 25

Mass and Confession are cancelled on Thursday, August 25, due to the annual Convocation for educators of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Join us in celebrating Elizabeth Ann Seton's birthday. All are welcome to Elizabeth Ann Seton's birthday celebration on August 28.
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The Life and Legacy of a Saint

The remarkable life of Elizabeth Ann Seton spans the full spectrum of human experience