Racine, St. Rita
Love One Another Capital Campaign 2021

St. Rita, Racine

Our Parish Roots

In 1925, Augustinian priests and brothers arrived and formed the original church. The first building was dedicated on August 29, 1926. As the parish steadily grew, the cornerstone was laid for the second church and monastery on the Feast of St. Rita in 1941. Both were solemnly blessed on the Feast of Pentecost in 1942. As generations passed, the church was not large enough to serve the needs of the growing parish. In October 2005, our new church building was dedicated. The beautiful stained-glass windows and Stations of the Cross were transferred from the old church to the new one.  

St. Rita School opened in September 1929 under the direction of two Dominican sisters from St. Catherine's Convent. Today, the school remains an important aspect of the community as it fulfills its mission by forming catholic identity, valuing high standards, and involving families. The old church building has been renamed Cascia Hall, and it is currently used by various parish groups for numerous meetings, events, and other activities.  The church and K-8 elementary school continue to serve families in Caledonia and greater Racine area. Today, St. Rita Parish has approximately 500 member families.


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Our Share

Through much prayer, planning, and conversation, we have identified our greatest needs and initiatives to strengthen our mission and vision for years to come. Our share of the funds raised will be used to establish a fund for future building and grounds expenses and to enhance our evangelization.


Parish Goal


Wave 2

July 2022 - December 2022

Final Total Pledged


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  Future Expenses - $355,426

St. Rita Parish would like to establish a fund that will address our needs to renovate, remodel, and/or construct a new space that will accommodate our changing need for administrative space and the future of Cascia Hall.

  Evangelization - $10,000

St. Rita Parish plans to use these funds to increase evangelization events/activities to be overseen by the Stewardship committee that will focus on outreach to young families. The events will be designed to engage young families in the community with parish life in hopes of growing our parish family.

Love One Another

PO Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912

3501 South Lake Drive
St. Francis, WI 53235

Phone:  (414) 769-3459
Email:   loveoneanother@archmil.org


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