Loading Events

« All Events

Candlelight Tours

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until December 5, 2021

It’s time for a Christmas recital at St. Joseph’s Academy!

Step back in time to the Christmas season in the 1800s and discover Elizabeth Ann Seton’s inspirational story from those who knew her best. Students are excited to recite poetry, sing Christmas songs, and play instruments such as the dulcimer.  

Led by candlelightthese guided tours will lead you into the two historic homes of Mother Seton where you will encounter her beloved friends who will share stories of her life, as well as the legacy that they continued since her death in 1821. Decorated for the Christmas season, Candlelight Tours of Christmas Past will immerse you in historical traditions of Mother Seton’s time. 

Guided tours will take place every hour at 4pm, 5pm, and 6pm.

Tickets: Suggested contribution is $8/adult, $6/youth ages 7-18 and free for children ages 6 and under. For questions, call us at 301-447-6606.

Learn more and reserve your tickets here!


December 2
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727 United States
+ Google Map