Rev. Homero Sánchez, OSA – Pastor of St. Rita

The Pastor Installation Mass will be on Sunday, October 27 at 11 am for the entire community.

The 10 am and 12 pm Masses will be combined that day!

We thank Fr. Homero for accepting this position and responsibility as our leader and shepherd!


Dear Father Sánchez:

Upon presentation by your Prior Provincial, Reverend Anthony B. Pizzo, OSA., and pursuant to the requirements of canon law and our regulations, I am pleased to appoint you Pastor of Saint Rita of Cascia Parish, 6243 South Fairfield Avenue Chicago, Illinois, effective July 01, 2019. In accordance with canon 969, you are granted the appropriate faculties of the Archdiocese of Chicago for the duration of your assignment at Saint Rita of Cascia Parish.

The Most Reverend Andrew P. Wypych, Episcopal Vicar, will act as my delegate in receiving your profession of faith…

Father Sánchez, I am confident that this parish community will respond wholeheartedly to your pastoral leadership. You have my support and prayers as you begin this assignment, and the agencies of the Archdiocese stand ready to assist you in whatever way necessary.

Wishing you every blessing, with kind regards I remain,
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Cardinal Blase J. CupichArchbishop of Chicago