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National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

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339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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July 2017

Lawn Concert- Williamsport MD Community Band

July 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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All are welcome to join us for a lawn concert featuring the Williamsport MD Community Band, in front of our historic Stone House. Please bring your lawn chairs. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved inside our Basilica.

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August 2017

Backpack Blessing on Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Birthday

August 27, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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To celebrate Elizabeth Ann Seton's birthday and her legacy of education, the Shrine is having a Blessing of the Backpacks for students of every age. It takes place during our usual 1:30 Mass. All are welcome to join us. If you don't use a backpack, please bring whatever you might use in your studies- a book bag, basket, tablet or anything else. Our priest will provide a blessing for an enriching year of learning and growth. After mass, we'll celebrate…

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October 2017

Annual Pilgrimage for the Sea Services

October 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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All welcome to the annual Pilgrimage for the Sea Services where we honor Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Patroness of Sea Services, and pay tribute to servicemen and women of one of the military branches of the Sea Services: the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Merchant Marine, Coast Guard, and U.S. Public Health Service. This event will be held at the Basilica.

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Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk

October 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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The Cemetery Walk is an inspiring dramatization where martyrs and saints come to life and tell their stories. Walks begin every 15 minutes and last about 30-40 minutes. For ages 14 and up. Held rain or shine. Reservations appreciated for groups of 10 or more.

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March 2018

Palm Sunday Mass

March 25, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Everyone is welcome to celebrate Palm Sunday Mass in the Basilica. Contact: 301-447-6606

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Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper

March 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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All are welcome to join us for Mass on Holy Thursday at 7:30pm in the Basilica. There is no Confession or 1:30pm Mass this day. Contact: 301-447-6606

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Good Friday Stations of the Cross

March 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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  Everyone is welcome to join us for Stations of the Cross, where we commemorate the last hours of Jesus’ life before his death on the cross. Weather permitting, the Stations of the Cross will take place in our historic cemetery. The entire route is handicap-accessible. In case of inclement weather, the Stations will take place in the Basilica, which is also handicap-accessible. Due to this event and our Good Friday service at 3:00pm, there is no Confession or 1:30…

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Good Friday Mass/The Lord’s Passion

March 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Join us during Holy Week for The Lord’s Passion on Good Friday in the Basilica. Contact: 301-447-6606

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Easter Vigil at Seton Shrine

March 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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  All are welcome to join us for the Easter Vigil Mass. The Mass includes parts that are unique to this Vigil-keeping watch, celebrating the resurrection of Christ in the sacraments, and awaiting his return in glory. The time for this Mass is extended beyond our usual Mass time to accommodate the additional parts. Contact: 301-447-6606

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August 2018

Civil War Tour

August 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Tours at 11:30 and 1:30 p.m. Discover all that the Sisters in Emmitsburg experienced before and after the Battle of Gettysburg. $7/adult, $5/youth ages 7-18, children ages 6 and under are free.

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Concert – Frederick Symphony Orchestra Camerata

August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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This concert with Frederick Symphony Orchestra (FSO) Camerata and Third Practice includes two vocal/orchestral works, Vivaldi Gloria and the Concerto Spirituale by Giorgio Ghedini. More information: visit setonshrine.org, call 301-447-6606 or email office@setonshrine.org.

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Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration

August 26, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Celebrate Elizabeth Ann Seton’s birthday with Mass at 1:30pm and fun activities on our grounds afterward. Auxiliary Bishop Adam Parker from the Archdiocese of Baltimore is the celebrant, and there will be a Backpack Blessing during Mass. Students of all ages are welcome to bring an item used for studies – a backpack, bookbag, basket, tablet, book(s), etc. – for the blessing. More information: visit setonshrine.org, call 301-447-6606 or email office@setonshrine.org.

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October 2018

Pilgrimage for the Sea Services

October 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Honor Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the Patroness of Sea Services, and pray for military personnel who serve or have served in a division of the Sea Services: the U.S. Navy, Marines, Merchant Marines, Coast Guard, and Public Health Service. 3:00pm Mass with complimentary dinner afterward. More information: contact Rob Judge at 301-447-6037 or Rob.Judge@setonshrine.org.

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Pilgrimage for the Sea Services

October 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Free; honor St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, patroness of sea services and pray for military personnel in a division of the sea services; complimentary dinner after Mass; 301-447-6037 or rob.judge@setonshrine.org

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Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk

October 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until October 20, 2018

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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$5; martyrs, saints and others “come to life” telling their stories; walks every 10 minutes; recommended for ages 14 and older; rain or shine; setonshrine.org, 301-447-6606 or office@setonshrine.org; rain

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Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk

October 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - October 28, 2018 @ 8:30 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until October 26, 2018

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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$5; martyrs, saints and others “come to life” telling their stories; walks every 10 minutes; recommended for ages 14 and older; rain or shine; setonshrine.org, 301-447-6606 or office@setonshrine.org; rain

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December 2018

Door to Bethlehem

December 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
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One event on December 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Experiential tour joining Mary and Joseph as they search for shelter on their journey to Bethlehem. Tours begin every 15 minutes starting at 6:30pm, with the last one at 8:30pm. Occurs snow, rain or shine; please dress for an evening outdoors. More information: visit setonshrine.org, call 301-447-6606 or email office@setonshrine.org. $7/adult, $5/youth ages 7-18, children ages 6 and under are free

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March 2019

Retreat – Foundations for the Spiritual Life

March 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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$35.00

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727; March 15, 9am-3:30pm; $35 per person, includes lunch; The retreat has three meditations based on the teachings of Carmelite mystics, as well as time for private prayer, Confession, Eucharistic Adoration, and Mass. Register at setonshrine.org/retreats.

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St. Patrick’s Day Concert

March 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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$5.00

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727; March 17, 3pm; $5/adult, $3/youth ages 7-18, children ages 6 and under are free; Featuring The Morning Star, a traditional Irish music band. Using a harp, fiddle and flute, the band brings festive Irish melodies to life. Tickets are $5/adults, $3 for youth ages 7-18 and free for children ages six and under. Buy tickets at https://setonshrine.org/event/st-patricks-day-concert/.

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Retreat – Friends of the Cross

March 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727; March 29, 9am-3:30pm; $35/person, includes lunch; Led by the Shrine Chaplains, Father Daniel Mentasana, IVE, and Father Ted Trinko, IVE. The retreat will have meditations based on the teachings of St. Louis de Monfort, as well as time for private prayer, Confession, Eucharistic Adoration, and Mass. Register at setonshrine.org/retreats.

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April 2019

Flute Concert

April 7, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727; April 7, 3:30pm; Free flute concert in the Basilica at the Shrine, with performances by the Frederick Flute Choir and Mount Saint Mary’s University Flute Ensemble.

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Chat with an Author

April 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727;  April 14, 3:30pm; Free; The Chat features Catherine O’Donnell, who has written the book, “Elizabeth Seton: American Saint.” Catherine will talk about her book with Sister Betty Ann O’Neill, DC, who has also extensively researched Elizabeth Ann Seton’s life. Catherine will sign books afterward. No admission fee. Light refreshments provided.

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Movie – The Passion of the Christ

April 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727; April 19, 11am; Free; On Good Friday, visit the Shrine to see this movie of the last days of Jesus’s life. It takes place in the Shrine’s Visitor Center theater. This moving film is rated R for the graphic portrayal of Jesus’s last days. Extend your visit on Good Friday at the Shrine with the Stations of the Cross at 1:30pm and Liturgy of The…

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June 2019

Civil War Sisters Stories

June 29, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - July 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Dates & Times: June 29, July 13, July 20, July 27 at 12:45pm Sisters in Emmitsburg and in congregations throughout the country were called to serve during the Civil War. Their charitable efforts brought healing and solace to the wounded on both the battlefields and in hospitals. Discover how the Sisters provided hope in the midst of suffering and despair during our Civil War Sisters Stories. Sisters from various congregations will be on-site to discuss what sisters in the 1860s…

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July 2019

Civil War Tours

July 6, 2019 @ 11:30 am - August 24, 2019 @ 1:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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July 6, 13, 20, 27 August 3, 10, 17, 24 Civil War Tours National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg; Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; $8, $6 ages 7-18; learn about the troops that came through Emmitsburg prior to Battle of Gettysburg, and the help they received from the Daughters of Charity; setonshrine.org/civil-war-tour

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First Saturday Films: Mary Poppins Returns

July 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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We welcome everyone to join us for our First Saturday Films, featuring a free showing of Mary Poppins Returns. Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. Rated PG.   This free showing takes place in the Shrine’s theater. Seating is limited; get your free tickets today. Tickets: https://41819.blackbaudhosting.com/41819/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=84b9635b-0e54-432d-a490-ae6bf2a9316a Contact: 301-447-6606

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Frederick Symphony Orchestra Camerata Concert

July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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The Frederick Symphony Orchestra Camerata returns to the Shrine for another amazing concert on July 13. The Camerata is a summer residency of the Frederick Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Associate Conductor Andrew Rosenfeld. The Camerata performs a diverse repertoire of music for chamber orchestra. We welcome everyone to join us and hear this accomplished group perform in our Basilica. Contact: 301-447-6606

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GreenSpring International Academy of Music Concert

July 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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We welcome everyone to join us for a concert by the GreenSpring International Academy of Music. The concert features the GreenSpring choir, orchestra and harp ensembles who will be performing on the Queen Mary 2’s transatlantic journey to England. The concert at the Shrine is an exclusive preview of the group’s Queen Mary 2 performances. Contact: 301-447-6606

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August 2019

First Saturday Films: Creed II

August 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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We welcome everyone to join us for our First Saturday Films, featuring a free showing of Creed II. Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago. Rated PG-13. This free showing takes place in the Shrine’s theater. Seating is limited; get your free tickets today. Tickets: https://41819.blackbaudhosting.com/41819/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=773b0736-8610-48a4-90c6-52ede6061acd Contact: 301-447-6606

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Catherine Comes Home; Living History Tour

August 18, 2019 - August 21, 2019
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Discover the life and legacy of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton through the eyes of her daughter, Catherine, and other beloved friends. After Elizabeth Ann Seton died in 1821, Catherine left home, heartbroken by her mother’s death. The Sisters in Emmitsburg carried on, serving others and continuing Mother Seton’s legacy that lives on today. On this living history tour, you’ll go back to 1842 with a guide and see Catherine and other beloved friends as you explore our historic site. From…

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration

August 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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We welcome everyone to join us as we celebrate Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton’s birthday on August 25 at 1:30pm Mass, as well as afterward on our grounds with fun activities for kids of all ages! Mass will include a Backpack Blessing for all students in attendance. For the Blessing, students may bring a backpack or any other item used in their studies-a book bag, basket, tablet or anything else. After Mass around 2:30pm, we’ll have free refreshments and a variety…

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September 2019

First Saturday Films: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

September 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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We welcome everyone to join us for our First Saturday Films, featuring a free showing of Spiderman Into The Spiderverse. Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities. Rated PG. This free showing takes place in the Shrine’s theater at 3pm. Seating is limited; get your free tickets today. Tickets: https://41819.blackbaudhosting.com/41819/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=a4372d0f-f1ec-4462-9b7d-96c003fd6ae3 Contact: 301-447-6606

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October 2019

Annual Pilgrimage for the Sea Services

October 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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We welcome everyone to join us for our annual Pilgrimage for the Sea Services, where we honor and pray for the men and women who serve our country at sea. Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton was deemed the Patroness of Sea Services in the 1970s. Since that time, we hold this annual event to honor all who serve at sea, and pray for Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton’s intercession with God to protect them and keep them safe. The day will begin…

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January 2020

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton’s feast day

January 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Celebrate St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's feast day on Jan. 4 at the Seton Shrine in Emmitsburg.

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March 2020

In the Footsteps of Jesus: A Lenten Journey

March 7 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EST
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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In this half-day retreat, led by Father Charles Krieg, CM, renew and strengthen your commitment to follow in His footsteps during this holy season of Lent.

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The Ultimate Love: A Retreat on the Eucharist and Prayer

March 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 United States
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Seton Shrine chaplains Fr. Daniel Mentesana, IVE and Fr. Ted Trinko, IVE will lead this half-day retreat, with meditations focusing on the significance of the Eucharist and prayer during Lent.

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