The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Upcoming Special Mass Times

January 1 – Holy Mary, Mother of God : Basilica open 10 – 12, Mass at 11am, Confession and Adoration available after Mass.
January 2 - Mass at 9am for Christmas Novena of Masses
January 4 - 11:30am Mass with Archbishop Lori & 1:30pm Mass with Fr. Ted Trinko

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  • New Short Film On Mother Seton! Now!

    New Short Film On Mother Seton!

    NOW AVAILABLE! | Watch the full short film now and learn more about what's in store for the 200th Anniversary.

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  • Virtual Tours Jan. 11, 14, 20, 22

    Virtual Tours

    Explore the Seton Shrine without leaving your home! Join a Seton Shrine Tour Guide on Zoom to explore the 19th-century homes of Mother Seton, see her groundbreaking school, and hear stories about her students. Engaging and fun for all ages -is the next-best thing to visiting in person!

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  • Historic Homes Tours Saturdays

    Historic Homes Tours

    With a guide, explore our historic sites and discover the life and legacy of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. On the Historic Homes Tour, you’ll step inside two homes where Elizabeth Ann lived and worked, and learn about life in early 1800s. This tour is on site.

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  • Daily Mass Sun-Fri

    Daily Mass

    Please join us for Adoration & Confession Sun-Fri from 12:15-1:15pm. Mass is at 1:30pm. There is also Mass at 11am on Sundays.

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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