The National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia invites everyone to an evening of prayer, mercy and fellowship on Wednesday, March 9.

The holy hour with praise and worship, and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Upper Shrine. An opportunity to participate in the sacrament of reconciliation will also be offered.

Jonathan Jerome, the shrine’s director, will offer a short reflection before benediction at 8 p.m.

Following the holy hour there will be a happy hour in the new Cascia Center offering drinks, snacks and opportunities for fellowship.

All are welcome to come for all or part of the night!

Call the Shrine Office at 215-546-8333 for more information.

The shrine is located at 1166 South Broad Street in South Philadelphia.