Corpus Christi Procession
On May 29 we will be celebrating the Feast of “Corpus Christi” or the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, in our Parish at 3:00 p.m.
We will begin the celebration inside our church and then we’ll go outside in procession to the different altars as is the tradition. This will be a bilingual celebration where all the parishes of the Aurora Deanery will participate. All are welcome!
Procesión de Corpus Christi
El 29 de mayo estaremos celebrando la fiesta del “Corpus Christi” o solemnidad del Cuerpo y la Sangre de Nuestro Señor Jesucristo, en la parroquia de Santa Rita, a las tres de la tarde.
Daremos inicio a la celebración dentro de la Iglesia de Santa Rita para luego salir en procesión hacia los diferentes altares, según la tradición.
Será una celebración bilingüe en la cual van a participar todas las parroquias del Decanato de Aurora. Todos están invitados.
The Mass for the ordination of Deacons Sean Grismer and Kyle Manno will take place on June 4 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rockford Cathedral. The ordination mass will be streamed live in the Diocese of Rockford website www.rockforddiocese.org.
After their ordination the new priests will celebrate special masses in Saint Rita. Father Manno will celebrate mass on June 11 at 4:30 p.m. and Father Grismer will celebrate the 8:30 and 10:15 a.m. Masses on June 12. A reception will follow each one of those masses. Mark your calendars so you can join us to thank them for giving their yes to the Lord.
La misa de ordenación de los diáconos Sean Grismer y Kyle Mano se llevará a cabo el 4 de junio a las 11 a.m. en la Catedral de Rockford. La misa de ordenación será transmitida por Internet en la página de la Diócesis de Rockford www.rockforddiocese.org.
Novena in honor of St. Rita
Novena en honor a Santa Rita
May 13 through May 21, 2016
|5/13||Gathering Space||6:30 pm||7:00 pm|
|5/14||Gathering Space||after 4:30 pm mass||después de misa de 6pm|
|5/15||Gathering Space||6:30 pm||después de misa de 7pm|
|5/16||Gathering Space||6:30 pm||7:00 pm|
|5/17||Gathering Space||6:30 pm||7:00 pm|
|5/18||Parish Center Chapel||6:30 pm||después de misa de 7pm|
|5/19||Parish Center Chapel||6:30 pm||7:00 pm|
|5/20||Gathering Space||6:30 pm||7:00 pm|
|5/21||Gathering Space||after 4:30 pm mass||después de misa de 6pm|
Feast of Saint Rita
Courage and EnCourage Being Launched in Diocese
Courage is an international apostolate begun in New York in 1980 that ministers to persons with same-sex attractions. Members support one another in growing in their faith and living in accord with the Catholic Church’s teaching. Father Phillip Kaim has been appointed as chaplain for the brand new group in the Diocese of Rockford. If you think Courage is for you, email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The EnCourage apostolate is a support group for parents, family and friends of those with same-sex attraction. If you think EnCourage might be for you or someone you know, contact its chaplain, Father Ryan Browning, at email@example.com.
The Diocese of Rockford launched its Jubilee of Mercy website. This website features the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, resources, events, and a variety of useful information for this Year of Mercy.
Stay connected with St. Rita’s! We will start using Flocknote.com to communicate events and news to our parishioners this month. If you are not already registered, here’s how you can sign up:
1. Visit our network at www.Flocknote.com/SaintRitaAuroraIllinois
2. Text SRITA to 84576
Then follow the instructions from there!
1. Visite nuestra red en Flocknote.com/SaintRitaAuroraIllinois or
2. Envíe el mensaje SRITA al número 84576
Siga las instrucciones
We Are Going Digital!
We are pleased to introduce our new online donation/payment system offered through CompuWerx. This is a secure, easy and convenient site for handling all financial transactions via credit or debit card or e-check donation payments. You can do a one-time or a monthly recurring donation using either your PC, tablet or phone – it is easy – it is convenient! With this user friendly process, you will find it easy to manage your giving by setting up automatic donation and viewing donation history, as well as printing yearly giving statements. Please sign up at www.saintritaofcascia.org now to support St. Rita’s!!
Eucharistic Adoration is every Wednesday in Our Chapel from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed for your worship and adoration. Consider giving one hour a week to Jesus.
Baptisms will take place the first and third Saturday of the month. Please stop by or call the Parish Office at 630-892-5918 for more information.
Anointing of the Sick will take place the first week-end of the month on Saturday 4:30 and 6 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 am and 7:00 pm.
The Knights of Columbus hold their meetings on the First Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall.