The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Coronavirus Update

In light of Governor Hogan's stay-in-place order, Archbishop William Lori has ordered the closure of all churches and shrines in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The Seton Shrine will be closed until further notice. The Archbishop has also suspended all public Masses and public prayer services (such as Stations of the Cross and Holy Hours) in the Archdiocese of Baltimore until further notice. Go to our Facebook page to view live streaming of our private Masses at the Shrine: Sundays at 11:00 am and weekdays at 9:00 am.

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  • Livestream: Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper Apr9

    Livestream: Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper

    PLEASE NOTE: At this time, all Holy Week services will not be public but we encourage everyone to view the livestream on facebook. Any change in the original times of the service will be announced. Holy Thursday begins the sacred celebration of the Easter Triduum. Over these next few days, we acknowledge Jesus’ ultimate sacrifice…

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  • Livestream: Good Friday Liturgy of The Lord’s Passion Apr10

    Livestream: Good Friday Liturgy of The Lord’s Passion

    PLEASE NOTE: At this time, all Holy Week services will not be public but we encourage everyone to view the livestream on facebook. Any change in the original times of the service will be announced. Join us as Holy Week continues on Good Friday. We will celebrate the Liturgy of The Lord’s Passion in the…

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  • Livestream: Easter Vigil Apr11

    Livestream: Easter Vigil

    PLEASE NOTE: At this time, all Holy Week services will not be public but we encourage everyone to view the livestream on facebook. Any change in the original times of the service will be announced. Join us as we celebrate the Lord’s resurrection at the Easter Vigil, beginning at 8pm. An ASL interpreter will be…

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  • Livestream: Easter Sunday Mass Apr12

    Livestream: Easter Sunday Mass

    PLEASE NOTE: At this time, all Holy Week services will not be public but we encourage everyone to view the livestream on Facebook. Easter Sunday Mass will be livestreamed at 11am. We welcome everyone to join us as we celebrate the joy of Jesus’ resurrection at Easter Sunday Mass at 11am. As we celebrate Jesus’…

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  • Divine Mercy Sunday Holy Hour Apr19

    Divine Mercy Sunday Holy Hour

    Join us as we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday with a Holy Hour beginning after 1:30pm Mass, around 2:45pm. Adoration will take place until 4pm. During the Holy Hour, there will be: Chaplet of Divine Mercy Readings from the diary of St. Faustina Silent prayer Benediction Confession is available prior to Mass from 12:15-1:15pm, as well…

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  • National Christian Choir Concert Apr25

    National Christian Choir Concert

    We welcome everyone to join us for a free concert featuring the National Christian Choir. The Choir is an auditioned choir of 160 members whose mission is “to glorify God through a unique ministry of music which draws people into a new and deeper relationship with Him”. Singers come from over 100 different churches within…

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  • Retreat – A Journey to the Catholic Faith with the Coming Home Network Jun13

    Retreat – A Journey to the Catholic Faith with the Coming Home Network

    A time of fellowship and prayer for Catholic converts and those on the journey to the Catholic Church. Offered by the Seton Shrine in partnership with the Coming Home Network. Learn more about the Coming Home Network here. Elizabeth Ann Seton was raised Episcopalian, and converted to the Catholic faith when she was 30 years…

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  • Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration Aug30

    Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration

    Join us as we celebrate Mother Seton’s birthday on the last Sunday of August at 1:30pm Mass and afterward on our grounds.

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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