St. Rita of Cascia (1907-2016)

Pastoral Planning Area: 630
Deanery: 8
Founded: 1907
Address: Broad and Ellsworth Sts.
Rectory Address: (Friary) Annunciation B.V.M. Friary, 1511 S. 10th St. 19147
Other Parish Information: Spiritual records are kept at Annunciation B.V.M. Church, Philadelphia.

Site of the National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia
Shrine Director: Chesley Turner
Shrine Offices: 1166 S. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: 215-546-8333
Fax: 215-732-3510

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5 PM. Sundays, 10 AM; Healing Mass, 2 PM every third Sunday, January to May, September to December. Holydays, 8 AM; Noon. Weekdays, 8 AM; Noon; Wednesdays additional, 7 PM.
St. Rita Novena: Wednesdays after each Mass. National holidays, 9 AM only.
Confessions: Monday through Saturday, 11 AM-Noon; 4-5 PM. Wednesday, 6:30-7 PM.
Accessibility Information:

Church: Accessible entrances, curb cuts, ramps and parking near accessible entrances for churches with parking lots. Sufficiently wide and level approach or gradually sloping ramp to door; doorway wider than 32 inches, with automatic door or one that is easily opened with minimum pressure or usher assistance; parking spaces large enough to accommodate vans with access aisle for discharge on either side of van; parking spaces designated with proper signage.

Church Restroom: Facilities adapted for wheelchair users. Restroom has proper door size, enlarged stall, grab bars, clearance space, accessible fixtures and sink.

Assistive Listening Device (ALD): Church is equipped with ALD for sound system. Ear phones or audio loops that enhance the sound are available for people who are hard of hearing.

Confessional: Assistive listening device in the confessional that amplifies the sound for someone who is hard of hearing.

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