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Beautiful Church

I am very glad this church has become a Shrine. I belonged to this parish as a young girl growing... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
The highlight of our Philly visit

We arranged a tour with the shrine director before arriving in Philly. She did an absolutely... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Cris W
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1 Dec 2018
“Beautiful Church”
9 Jul 2018
“The highlight of our Philly visit”
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1166 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-3142
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

I am very glad this church has become a Shrine. I belonged to this parish as a young girl growing up in SouthPhila. I have many beautiful memories of my family and friends. If you get a chance please visit you will not be sorry....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We arranged a tour with the shrine director before arriving in Philly. She did an absolutely fabulous job of explaining the shrine, the chapel, the church and the life of St. Rita. We were so blessed to have such a wonderful tour. The shrine is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cris W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Attended the healing Mass last February at this Shrine. The place is beautiful, especially the lower chambers where the Adoration Chapel, gift shoppe and exhibits are display for the general public. The Adoration chapel is nice and big, you can sit silently there and pray....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank RRoss0411
Reviewed 24 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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Debra C
Reviewed 28 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

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 7 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

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank 58miltona
Reviewed 29 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

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Bunkyz1
Reviewed 29 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.

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank dreyes1047
Reviewed 15 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

Date of experience: October 2012
9  Thank DALee8
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