Celebrate Feast Day of Mother Elizabeth Seaton by visiting the Bascilica & Shrine dedicated to her

Inside the Basilica & National Shrine of Elizabeth SetonIf you’re in the Emmitsburg, Maryland area today make a pilgrimage to the Basilica and National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in honor of her feast day.   Her relics are in entombed in a small copper basket in the Altar of Relics.  At the Basilica you can visit St. Joseph’s Cemetary, where Mother Seton was originally buried, the Stone House where she founded the Sisters of Charity, the “White House” which was the first Mother House of the Sisters of Charity, and the Stone Legacy Garden which has 5 reflection areas for each decade of the rosary and walkways with quotes of scriptures and saints for your prayerful stroll.

 

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