St. Rita of Cascia (1907-2016)
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Site of the National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia (Open to the Public)
Shrine Director: Jonathan Jerome
Shrine Office: 1166 S. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19146
Email: [email protected]
Friary: Our Mother of Good Counsel Friary, 1511 S. 10th St. 19147
Augustinian Friars on Staff: Rev. Robert Guessetto, O.S.A.; Rev. Jeremy Hiers, O.S.A.; Rev. Daniel McLaughlin, O.S.A.; Rev. James Paradis, O.S.A.; Rev. William Recchuti, O.S.A.; Rev. Br. Robert Thornton, O.S.A.
Sunday Mass: Saturday Vigil: 5 PM; Sunday: 10 AM; Healing Mass at Noon on the third Sunday of every month from September through May. Weekdays: Monday through Saturday: 8 AM, Noon. Holydays: Check the website for an updated Mass schedule.
Perpetual Novena to St. Rita of Cascia: Wednesday after each Mass.
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.