St. Rita of Cascia (1907-2016)
Pastoral Planning Area
Deanery Description
South Philadelphia and Northern Liberties
Broad and Ellsworth Sts.
January, 1907
(Friary) 1166 S. Broad St. 19146-3193
In Residence: Rev. Joseph A. Genito, O.S.A., Rev. Eugene A. DelConte, O.S.A., Rev. William A. Recchuti, O.S.A., Rev. Daniel J. McLaughlin, O.S.A., Rev. James T. Spenard, O.S.A.
Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5 PM. Sundays, 9, 11 AM (Sundays after Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend, 10 AM only). Holydays, 8 AM, Noon. Weekdays, 8 AM; Noon; Wednesdays additional, 7 PM.
St. Rita Novena: Wednesdays after each Mass.
Confession Schedule
Monday through Saturday, 11 AM-Noon, 4-5 PM. Wednesday, 6:30-7 PM.

School Principal
Report on the Parish School

Access 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.

Parish Other
Spiritual records are kept at Annunciation B.V.M. Church, Philadelphia.
Phone: 215-334-0159
Site of the National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia
Shrine Director: Rev. Joseph A. Genito, O.S.A.
Report to Pastor


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