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National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia

1166 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-3142
+1 215-546-8333
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We visited the chapel (main church was not open during our stay in town). It was nice, plenty of... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
RRoss0411
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Exquisite spiritual space!

St. Rita of Cascia is a Roman Catholic patron saint of impossible causes. Her US National Shrine in... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Debra C
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Boston, Massachusetts
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1166 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-3142
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the chapel (main church was not open during our stay in town). It was nice, plenty of candles (battery operated) to light and plenty of space for prayer. The next day we went to 8am mass in the same chapel - it was...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

St. Rita of Cascia is a Roman Catholic patron saint of impossible causes. Her US National Shrine in Philadelphia is absolutely exquisite, with statuary, murals, a relic of the Saint, a dedicated Eucharistic Adoration Chapel, and a gift shop with very reasonable prices. I got...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Our pilgrimage group from Virginia was blessed to visit this church and shrine. Fr Jim provided a great tour of the church and the shrine below which included much information about St Rita who was not known to many of us. The upper church is...More

2  Thank VW49
Reviewed 6 July 2015

What a beautiful place to get in touch with God and yourself. Meet some of St Rita's patron saints, spend time feeling the communion of saints. Ask her for her intersections with our Father and you will get a peace you never knew existed from...More

1  Thank 58miltona
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We attended Mass at the Shrine and then stayed a while to rest and take in the simple but beautiful shrine. We had our 3 year old and it was a great place to let her toddle around as we said some of the prayers...More

2  Thank Bunkyz1
Reviewed 28 January 2015

It is very well done and perfect place to offer your respect and prayers to this remarkable woman. If possible visit the upstairs church it is nice.

2  Thank dreyes1047
Reviewed 14 October 2012

The National Shrine of St Rita is located one floor below St Rita's Church. The Church is over 100 years old. Location: one block south of Washington Avenue, on Broad Street. Convenient Parking Lot on site. The Gift Shop is worth visiting. The Shrine is...More

9  Thank DALee8
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