Chicago, IL - St. Rita of Cascia was a wife, mother, widow, Augustinian Nun, and peacemaker. She is the patron Saint of the impossible. Her Feast Day is May 22.
In preparation for St. Rita'a 2016 Feast Day, the 109th Annual Solemn Novena will begin on Friday, May 13 and continue through Saturday May 21 at the St. Rita Shrine Chapel at St. Rita High School (7740 S. Western Ave.)
A special Feast Day of Sacraments including Reconciliation and Masses, in addition to Novena Prayers, is scheduled for Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the St. Rita Shrine Chapel. The tradition of distribution of Blessed Roses at St. Rita's Feast Day Masses will continue this year.
Ten different priests, including many Augustinian Friars are on the schedule of celebrants for the St. Rita Novena and Feast Day.
All are welcome to attend. Ample, secure parking is available on St. Rita's campus.
St. Rita of Cascia, pray for us!