The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton is a U.S. religious site and educational center in Emmitsburg, Maryland, that pays tribute to the life and mission of Elizabeth Ann Seton (August 28, 1774 – January 4, 1821), the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. It is both a Minor Basilica and a National Shrine.National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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Informative and spiritually enriching. A tonic for a weary soul. Highly recommended! The museum is very well organized and exhibits are interesting. more »
The shrine is a complex developed on the land where Mother Seton established the mother house of the Sisters of Charity in 1809. The site includes a beautiful Basilica, the “Stone House” where... more »
The Altar of Relics was a beautiful place to spend some quiet time in contemplation. It helps me appreciate and love my Catholic faith even more knowing we are part of the communion of saints. St Elizabeth Ann Seton as patron saint of widows holds a special place in my widowed heart.
A Worthy Place to visit your Lord and Savior.
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