Feast Day Schedule: Wednesday, May 22
Masses: 8am, 10am, Noon, 3pm, 5pm, 7:30pm
Confessions (Lower Shrine): 9am-10am, 11am-Noon, 2pm-3pm, 4pm-5pm, 6:45pm-7:30pm
Feast Day Concert (Upper Shrine): 6:45pm
Tours (beginning at the Baptismal Font in the Lower Shrine: 9:15am, 11:15am, 1:15pm
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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
Exclusive Concert Event:
Monday, June 3, 7pm-8pm | Upper Shrine
SONUS, a modern classical a cappella choir from Nashville, will perform for one night only at the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia as part of their national tour, featuring the compositions by Whitacre, Arneson, Tavener, Gjeilo, and more. Enjoy an unparalleled evening of modern classical music in the exquisite atmosphere of one of Philadelphia's most beautiful churches. $10 suggested donation at the door. Proceeds support the Shrine.
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.