Welcome to the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia,
the Pearl in the Heart of Philadelphia.
Located in South Philadelphia just steps from the Broad Street Line and in sight of City Hall, The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia serves the nation. Here, we hold dear the values of our beloved Saint Rita of Cascia: peacemaking, healing, forgiveness, and reconciliation.
Healing and Hope
For more information and full text about the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s establishment of Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program to support survivors of childhood sexual abuse, please click here. For information about the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s safe environment initiatives, visit www.AOPPledgetoProtect.com.
The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia operates under the auspices of the
Augustinian Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova.