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to the St. Rita Shrine Chapel

Served by Augustinian Friars since 1907

Watch a Welcome Video from our Shrine Director, Fr. Tom McCarthy, O.S.A.

Event Schedule

Join us as we celebrate. Our monthly Novena Mass & Prayers take place the first Thursday of every month at 7:00pm central at the St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel and streaming live online. The opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation is also available starting at 6:00pm.

July 2024 Notice: As we celebrate our Country's birthday, the Shrine has moved July's monthly Novena Mass to Tuesday, July 2nd.

30th Ordination Anniversary Celebration 

The St. Rita Shrine Chapel celebrated the 30th anniversary of Fr. Tom and Fr. Bernie's Ordination at the June 6th Novena Mass. Thank you to all who attended!

This is My Body: First Communion Retreat

Please Check Back for 2025 Dates

Watch our most recent Novena Mass here:

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Visit the Shrine

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Support the Shrine

Your support helps us make the Shrine a beautiful place to pray and visit.  Thank you for your prayerful support and contributions.

Important Links


Are you called to explore your vocation as an Augustinian? Find out here.

Midwest Augustinians

Visit the Augustinian's Midwest Province Website to learn more about the Province.

Light a Candle

Have a candle lit at the Shrine Chapel to memorialize your intentions.

Fr. Tom's Website

Visit Shrine Director Fr. Tom McCarthy, O.S.A.'s ministry website to learn more.

"Most Holy Sacred Heart of Jesus, help my heart to persevere in all that is Holy."

St. Rita of Cascia


A History of Prayer

Learn about the nine Shrines and the history of the Shrine Chapel with our interactive history page.


St. Rita of Cascia: Pray for Us

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