Pastoral activities in Saint Rita's chapel in Fontenay-aux-Roses near Paris

The purpose of Saint Rita’s Chapel in Fontenay-aux-Roses near Paris is to contribute to the spiritual formation of the Catholics to facilitate the growth of " the inner being " and a better knowledge of Christ by following saint Rita of Cascia’ track.

All the activities at Saint Rita’s Chapel aim at facilitating the development of Christian life


Activities under the responsibility of the rector of the Chapel

Session of personal prayer using God's Word: formation and setting up

Where? In the chapel 

When? Personal demand and meeting with the guiding priest. 

Why? To Learn how to pray with God's Word according to the teaching of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. 

Weekend of spiritual enrichment : Spiritual Exercises in silence 

When? During a weekend

  • November 27-29th, 2009
  • February 5-7th, 2010
  • March 5-7th, 2010
  • March 21th, 2010
  • April 23-25th, 2010 
  • August 22-28th, 2010 (Spiritual Exercices of S. Ignatius)

Spiritual Exercises of S. Ignace ( 6 days)

When? August 22th to 28th, 2010 
Why? Facilitate a better intimacy with Christ and revize ones life in the light of the Holy Spirit 
Information and Registration: 01 41 13 36 00 

Eucharistic Worship 

Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel 
When? Every day from Monday to Friday from 6 to 7pm including the celebration of the chanted vespers. 

Group of study of the Encyclical of Benoît XVI: " Caritas in veritate" 

Where? Under the Saint Rita’s Chapel 
When? Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 8:30 to 10 pm. starting on October 11th
Why? To deepen the understanding of papal documents of Benedict XVI

Alpha Courses

(contact the rector of Saint Rita’s Chapel to know about the sessions.) 
Where? Parish hall of St-Pierre-St-Paul of Fontenay-aux-Roses
                7, rue Capitaine Paoli
When? Every Tuesday evening at 7:30 pm 
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Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel 
When? Every day at 4:55 pm 

The Stations of the Cross: prayer and meditation 
Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel 
When? Every Friday of Lent at 8:45 pm 
Why? Pray and meditate with Jesus from His agony to His crucifixion.. 

Group of awakening in the faith for the toddlers ( 5-8 years) 
Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel 
When? Third Saturday of every month at 4 pm 
How? By learning to sing God's Word and worship the Holy Eucharist the children get to know Jesus • 

Group of prayer ‘The Good Thief’ 
Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel 
When? The third Friday of the month at 8:45 pm 
Why? Pray for all prisoners (physicaly and spiritualy)