Seton Shrine Virtual Tour

The Basilica

Completed in 1965, the Basilica is awe-inspiring and beautiful to all of see it.

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Altar of Relics

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s relics are entombed in the Altar of Relics at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

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White House

The house, known today as the White House, was originally called “St. Joseph’s House” and served as the first motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity.

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Stone House

Step back into the 19th century while you tour the Stone House, where the Sisters of Charity were founded on July 31, 1809.

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St. Joseph’s Cemetery & Mortuary Chapel

The location of the original cemetery has its own story. During the summer of 1809, Mother Seton and her companions took a walk through the dense woods on their property to select a site for a cemetery.

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