Pilgrimage to Seton Shrine


Why a Pilgrimage?

On January 4, 2024, we celebrated the Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and began an 18-month celebration of our patroness. We conclude September 14, 2025, by celebrating the 50th Anniversary of her canonization. This pilgrimage is an opportunity to discover the life and legacy of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton as a source of inspiration and encouragement for all people.

Going on Pilgrimage affords participants to immerse themselves in prayer, sacrament, devotion, and worship.

On June 6th, in Emmitsburg, we will have the privilege of being a part of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage!

The Eucharistic Pilgrimage is a part of the National Eucharistic Revival, a four-year long movement encouraging a renewed devotion to Jesus Christ in the Most Blessed Sacrament. This July (17-24), Indianapolis will host the 10th National Eucharistic Congress. At this historic gathering, Catholics from around the nation will come together to reconsecrate their hearts to the source and summit of our faith.

Prior to the National Congress is the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage (May 17, 2024-July 16, 2024). This will be one of the largest Eucharistic pilgrimages in history. Just as crowds followed Christ throughout his earthly ministry, our nation will process with our Eucharistic Lord over 6,500 miles—through cities, along highways, and past rural towns—on his way to the National Eucharistic Congress. One of these routes is named after our patroness, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. The Seton route passes through Emmitsburg, and the procession will take place on June 6th, 2024.

This is a wonderful opportunity for worship, adoration and witness of our love of Christ, our Lord and Savior! 

Questions? Contact Beth O'Leary in the parish office: beth.oleary@seasfay.org / 910-912-9016.