Once again, St.Rita's Church at 1166 S. Broad Street in South Philadelphia will sponsor a bus trip to Washington, D.C. for the annual March for Life on Monday, January 24th. The price is $45 and includes continental breakfast at 6:30am at St. Rita's prior to departure,the cost of the bus including tip for the driver, round-trip Metro pass to the Walk and Rally on the Mall, Pro-Life sign to carry (which also helps the group to stay together)and snacks on the bus. Pro-life Rosary and other prayers will be said on the bus preceding arrival at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, where Cardinal Justin Rigali will celebrate Mass.
The bus will depart from St. Rita's promptly at 6:55 a.m.
A short rest stop will be made on the return trip home and the group should arrive back at St. Rita's around 8 p.m. If you cannot walk, consider coming anyway as you can remain behind at the Shrine and offer prayers in the Adoration Chapel in the crypt.
Free parking is available if you drive to St. Rita's to meet the bus. For the third year in a row, Father Bill Recchuiti, OSA, will be traveling to D.C. with the group.
If interested, or if you need further information, call Deborah at St. Rita Friary at 215-546-8333 Ext. 12