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.
Upcoming Lenten Faith Enrichment Event: Transforming Anger
Tuesday, March 19 in the Lower Shrine Chapel
We all have anger. What do we do with it? Or what is it doing with us? Transforming Anger is an evening of learning, discussion, and reflection led by Fr. Jim Paradis, O.S.A. Learn how to constructively manage anger by responding in healthy, reasonable ways. All are welcome. Free will offering.
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.