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

Change in Hours on Monday, July 4

The Museum, Visitor Center, Shop and Basilica will close at 4:00pm on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

See Frederick County like you never have before on the Mountain to Valley Tour. With a guide, discover the Frederick County sites where Elizabeth Ann Seton lived, worked and prayed.
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New Exhibit at the Shrine's Museum Discover the difference Sisters are making in the world in our latest exhibit, Sisters Today: A World of Difference.
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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