• Rooted in History Nature Program and Tour

    Rooted in History Nature Program and Tour

    Learn about the Shrine’s “Witness Trees” that have seen more than 200 years of history. Enjoy children’s activities and take home a seedling.

  • Sea Service Pilgrimage

    Sea Service Pilgrimage

    Join us for a special Mass to honor Mother Seton as Patroness of the military’s Sea Services. The Navy Academy Catholic Midshipmen Choir will provide music for the Mass and colors will be presented by The Ceremonial Honor Guard.

  • The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton-Retreats in Emmitsburg MD

    Join Us for Mass

    Celebrated every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
    at 1:30 p.m. in the Basilica.

    1:30 Wed. - Friday & Sun.
  • Plan Your Visit

    Plan Your Visit

    We welcome pilgrims
    everyday
    10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • The National Shrine of St Elizabeth Ann Seton - Charity Afire Exhibit

    Charity Afire Exhibit

    Exhibit open year-round,
    every day, 10 am to 4:30 pm

    Learn the intriguing stories of the Sisters who served on the battlefields & hospitals during the Civil War.

Let the footsteps of the past create a better understanding of today’s journey…

Experience the Life and Legacy of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Every day we welcome visitors into the Basilica, Visitors Center, Museum, historical buildings and grounds where Mother Seton lived, worked, died, and is now buried.  We hope you will be one of those visitors soon!

Planning to Visit? We can help. If you are planning a visit, or if you would like to arrange a group tour, retreat, or pilgrimage, we have resources for you.

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Desk Plaque

seton-desk-plaqueThis high quality desk plaque features a replica of the official image of Elizabeth Ann Seton.

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Interested in Civil War History?

Check out our Charity Afire exhibit and learn how the Sisters of Charity and Daughters of Charity served the soldiers during the Civil War

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Planning to Visit?

We can help. If you are planning to come by yourself or with a few others, or if you are hoping to arrange a group tour, retreat, or pilgrimage, we have resources for you.

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