Saint Rita Catholic Church

Saint Rita, come to my aid! Beautiful rose born from the Savior’s thorns, Lead me far from anger and hate; Guide my heart on peaceful paths with charity to all.

Since 1914, our parish has served the spiritual needs of this Alexandria, Virginia, community. Please join us, as together we worship God and grow in love for one another under the protection of our patroness, Saint Rita of Cascia.


This ministry consists of men and women who read the Word of God during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass during Sunday liturgy, Monday evening Novena/Mass, and Holy Day Masses. Training, if necessary, will be provided.

Please leave your name and number with the parish secretary at 703-836-1640 and the coordinator, Frank Donahoe, will contact you.

Lectors’ Schedule


Date Mass First Reading Second Reading
Sat, Mar. 16 5:00pm Kelly Cruz Gilly D’Sylva
Sun, Mar. 17 7:15am Pat McGrath Susan Pawlukiewicz
Sun, Mar. 17 8:15am Kevin Schweers Kim Dismuke
Sun, Mar. 17 11:00am Matthew Ouimet Gracia Mitchell
Mon, Mar. 18 7:30pm Renuka Carlitti
Sat, Mar. 23 5:00pm Jennifer Beiro-Reveille Dan McClafferty
Sun, Mar. 24 7:15am Frank Donahoe Brenda Taylor
Sun, Mar. 24 8:15am Mark Filpi Elizabeth Spalding
Sun, Mar. 24 11:00am Helen Agbapuruonwu Lance Barry
Mon, Mar. 25 7:30pm Frank Donahoe
Sat, Mar. 30 5:00pm Kathleen Sack Janene Bikus
Sun, Mar. 31 7:15am Nick Nalli Susan Pawlukiewicz
Sun, Mar. 31 8:15am Annette Wietecha Gabriella Smyth
Sun, Mar. 31 11:00am Stephen Petrany Penny Toniolli
Mon, Apr. 1 7:30pm Pat McGrath