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.
Participate in these Upcoming Events at the Shrine
Faith Enrichment Evening: Freedom Under Grace
Tuesday, July 16, 6:30pm-8pm | Breezeway and Lower Shrine
Fr. Joe Farrell, O.S.A., Vicar General of the Augustinian Order and native Philadelphian, will speak about Freedom Under Grace. We all know July as a time to celebrate our independence. Come learn about what it is to celebrate our free will under the grace of God! We’ll start the evening with fellowship, wine, and cheese in the breezeway, before the talk begins at 7pm in the Lower Shrine.
Free parking in our lot at the corner of Broad and Ellsworth, and easy access via the Broad Street Line from the Ellsworth/Federal stop.
Purchase a Mass Intention or Mass Card for Spiritual Enrollment
Promote the virtues of Saint Rita and support the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia by enrolling a loved one in the Saint Rita Society.
Mass Cards are also available. Learn more about how you can ask our community of believers to pray for your special intention.
The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia operates under the auspices of the
Augustinian Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova.