Sisters of St.Rita

Sisters of St.Rita

Together on the Way

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On May 8th, the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, our community celebrated a joyful event. Three companions have chosen to share their lives with us and to connect to our charism and mission where they live and work.

"It is a special image, that of the Good Shepherd," ... Read More »

Final Profession of Vows

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2022, was a great day of rejoicing and thanksgiving for our community in Racine and the entire community of the Sisters of St. Rita. Sr. Jana Anne made her Final Profession of Vows before God and the Superior General Sr. Rita Maria Käs at St. Rita ... Read More »

Fr. Tony Pizzo Re-Elected as Prior Provincial for Second Four-Year Term

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The Midwest Augustinian Province of Our Mother of Good Counsel has re-elected incumbent Prior Provincial, Very Rev. Anthony B. Pizzo, O.S.A. for a second four-year term of service. This term will begin during the Provincial Chapter this upcoming June, when Fr. Pizzo will formally be re-installed by the Prior ... Read More »

Living today in the midst of upheaval

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After many cloudy days, the sun came out again on February 5th. It seemed like a sign from heaven for the younger sisters to meet in the community. As a result of the pandemic, we hadn't been together in this circle for a long time to exchange ideas.

The words "quick-witted/confident/future" ... Read More »

St. Monica's 50 Year Journey and Beyond

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St. Monica's Senior Living celebrates 50 years of blessed heritage in 2021. It is a continued privilege to serve so many seniors living in our community. Sr. Angelica has been a part of the journey for 45 of the 50 years. In this video, she tells the story of ... Read More »

Day of Consecrated Life

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On February 2nd we celebrate with the whole Church the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, better known to many as "Candlemas". The focus is Jesus Christ as the light of the world.

He was taken to the temple as a child by Mary and Joseph. There's ... Read More »

Superior General Rita-Maria visits UISG

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Superior General Sr. Rita-Maria Käß has returned from a four-day meeting of the "UISG Constellation Europe C 2" in Luxembourg.

The UISG is a worldwide organization of Superiors General of Catholic religious institutes. It promotes networking and solidarity among women religious around the world.

The German-speaking general leaders of the ... Read More »

50th Anniversary Celebration of St. Monica's Senior Living

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February 1, 1971, was a memorable day for the three Rita sisters in Racine, Wisconsin, USA. Archbishop Cousins ​​of Milwaukee dedicated St. Monica's Senior Citizens Home.

This fulfilled the dream of the Sisters. They had been in the service of the Augustinians for a long time and had always ... Read More »

Silver Jubilee Celebration of Sr. Clare Marie

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On Saturday, October 23rd, a beautiful, sunny day, our Sr. Clare Marie Rohutny celebrated her Silver Jubilee in Racine, Wisconsin, USA.

She herself writes:I was so excited to celebrate this day. It was the culmination of my 25 years as an Augustinian Sister of Rita.

The former pastor of St. ... Read More »

Festive Celebration of 110th Anniversary of Rita Sisters in Würzburg

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The Rita sisters celebrated their 110th birthday on October 8, 2021. Canon Dietrich Seidel celebrated the festive service.

"It's good that we have each other, good that we see each other. Share worries, joys, strengths and go on one path. It's good that we don't just have each other, that the circle ... Read More »