A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for Father Jim Galligan, OSA, at The National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia on Wednesday evening, January 25th. The liturgy will be preceded at 6:30pm by Adoration, Rosary, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Benediction followed by the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at 7:30pm. The celebrant will be Father Michael DiGregorio, Assistant General of the Order of St. Augustine.
Father Galligan passed away at age 89 on Saturday, December 3rd. He was well-loved by the people of St. Rita's and the many visitors who came to know him by his prayerful presence in the Adoration Chapel and the Confessional.
St. Rita's is located on South Broad Street between Ellsworth and Federal and free parking is available in the lot immediately adjacent to the church.