Basilica of the National Shrine

of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton


          Emmitsburg, MD              

On September 14, 1975, Pope John Paul VI Proclaimed Elizabeth Ann Seton a saint-the first American-born citizen to be given this honor by the Catholic Church.

Shrine sites include a very beautiful basilica, the original stone house where she established her religious community in 1809, and the white house where she began the Catholic Parochial School System in 1810.


U.S. 15 Emmitsburg to Seton Avenue (333 S. Seton Ave.). 

For information call:  (301) 447-6606