Lord, for your faithful people, life is changed not ended.

If you are planning a funeral liturgy at the The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia, please use our Funeral Booklet and Funeral Liturgy Form found below to choose appropriate readings and hymns for the Funeral Liturgy. 

  • The funeral home will coordinate with our office to book your loved one’s funeral.
  • To prepare the funeral liturgy, please complete the Funeral Liturgy Form with your reading and hymn selections. Use the Funeral Booklet to make your choices, then call the Shrine Office to let us know your selections. Alternatively, you may provide this sheet to the priest presider when you meet with him.
  • Please refer to the Funeral Booklet for eulogy guidelines for funerals at the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia.
  • The priest presider for your loved one’s funeral liturgy will contact you directly to discuss the funeral arrangements and to learn about the deceased from you.

If you have any questions or further needs, please contact the Shrine Office at 215.546.8333 and our staff or Augustinian Friars will be pleased to assist you.