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.

Explore the Shrine

New Opening Time on Sunday

We open at 12 noon on Sunday, January 8, as well as all subsequent Sundays. On Monday through Saturday we still open at 10am.

Engaged to be married or know someone who is? Get advice on planning a wedding in the Catholic Church at our Chat with an Author event on February 11.
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Home of the First American-Born Saint

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