• Year of Consecrated Life logo

    2015 Year of Consecrated Life

    Join us on Sunday, November 30th at the 1:30pm Mass, to open the year in celebrating the Sisters and Daughters of Charity who continue the Legacy of Charity all over the world!

    #Legacy #yocl2015

  • Emmitsburg Community Chorus

    Emmitsburg Community Chorus Annual Christmas Concert

    November 30 at 4 p.m.

    Hear Holiday favorites that will usher in the most wonderful time of the year!

    This concert is the first to kick off the Shrine's Annual Winter Concert Series. Visit our events page for other upcoming concert performances.

  • 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.

    RSVPs requested: 301-447-7050

  • 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.

Shrine will be closing at 2pm today, 11/26, after the 1:30 p.m. mass due to inclement weather. 

Thanksgiving Mass at the Shrine will be held on
      Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 9 a.m.

 

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.

Let us help…