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Mother Seton House

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This site is not just historic it is quite spiritual, sacred and holy. So many "first things... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Mynej
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So special and Baltimore’s own secret garden

This was a surprising visit today. We loved everything about our visit to such a historic... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
sk P
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St. Mary's Historic Site is the home of the U.S.'s first Roman Catholic Seminary (1791). It was also the home for the first U.S. born Saint, Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton for one year (1808-1809). It was a refuge and gathering space for people...more
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This site is not just historic it is quite spiritual, sacred and holy. So many "first things" happened at that site. It is truly such a moving place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This was a surprising visit today. We loved everything about our visit to such a historic monument/seminary. The architecture and peaceful beauty ARE to die for!! The amount of history and solitude tied to this place just beats my imagination. The docent is full of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Last Saturday, we toured the Saint Mary’s Spiritual Center and Mother Seton House in Baltimore. I was fortunate to be living in Rome, Italy when the Beatification of Mother Seton took place on March 17, 1963 by Pope John XXIII. Mother Seton was the first...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

We were the only visitors that day to the home of the US first Saint. The tour lasted about an hour and started with a 10 minute video. Then you visit the house and then two chapels left on the grounds. Most of the former...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

It is apparently not a busy site at all usually, which is a shame because it really is a nice site with knowledgeable staff. We got there to find the door locked because there is only one docent on who has to lock up if...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

We toured the Mother Seton House and seminary during our recent stay in Baltimore. It is very well kept. Our tour guide, Fritz was great and very knowledgeable. Everything was very well cared for and the history of the house and chapel are very interesting.

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

I just recently visited the Mother Seton House and the Historic Seminary Chapel for the first time. I attended a retreat led by Father John Kemper, who is the priest in residence at the Mother Seton House and who gave us a tour of the...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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