St. Rita of Cascia (1907-2016)

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Pastoral Planning Area: 630
Deanery: 8
Founded: 1907
Address: Broad and Ellsworth Sts.
Rectory Address: Our Mother of Good Counsel Friary, 1511 S. 10th St. 19147
Other Parish Information: Spiritual records are kept at Annunciation B.V.M. Church, Philadelphia.
215-334-0159

Site of the National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia
Shrine Director: Jonathan Jerome
Shrine Offices: 1166 S. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: 215-546-8333
Website: www.saintritashrine.org
Email: office@saintritashrine.org

Mass Times: Shrine Hours: Monday through Saturday: 7:30 AM to 5:15 PM; Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM; Sunday: 9 AM to 2 PM.
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; Wednesday: 8 AM, Noon, 7 PM. Holydays: Check the website for an updated Mass schedule.
Perpetual Novena to St. Rita of Cascia: Wednesday after each Mass.
Confession: Monday through Saturday: 11 AM, 4 PM; Wednesday: 11 AM, 4, 6:30 PM.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Monday through Saturday: 8:30 AM to 5 PM; Sunday: 9 AM to 2 PM.
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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