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The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Maryland, is opening a new $4 million state-of-the-art Seton Shrine Museum and Visitor Center on Sept. 22, 2023.

Seton Shrine’s new additions offer interactive encounter with first American-born saint

Sep 21, 2023

By SueAnn Howell, O.C.D.S.

The latest addition to the Emmitsburg, Maryland, shrine provides a state-of-the-art experience of the life and times of St. Elizabeth... Read more

Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt at the first round game of the NCAA Tournament in Dallas on March 15, 2018.

104-year-old ‘Sister Jean’ throws out first pitch at Chicago Cubs game

Aug 29, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt belongs to the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and is a sports chaplain... Read more

The Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton and James Watson House in New York City. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton founded the Sisters of Charity.

New York Sisters of Charity won’t take new members, signaling end of congregation

Apr 28, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The Sisters of Charity of New York announced they will no longer take new members, describing their congregation as on... Read more

Wild West nun Sister Blandina is focus of a planned TV series titled "Trinidad."

Wild West nun Sister Blandina is focus of planned TV series ‘Trinidad’

Apr 8, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

A trailer for the “Trinidad” series describes Sister Blandina Segale as “an unsung hero of the West who never carried... Read more

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM.

103-year-old ‘basketball nun’ Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt releases memoir

Feb 18, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

With the motto “worship, work, win,” Schmidt has long been a student favorite at Loyola University of Chicago. Read more

The groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation of the museum and visitor center at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Md., June 24, 2022.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton shrine begins renovation of museum, visitor center

Jul 13, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton broke ground last month on a renovation of its museum and visitor... Read more