10am Mass at St Rita's this morning. There were some differences. The "Kiss of Peace" was after the Prayer of the Faithful. The Creed after offertory and just before the preface. Everyone stood through the Canon except the very elderly who sat. Everyone had upraised hands for the Our Father. Communion under a single species and the majority received on the tongue. Quequing is not a native instinct for Italians but somehow everyone got to communion.
St Rita of Cascia is buried at the Sanctuary on Cascia. Visited there in 2005 and 2007. My photo albums are incomplete and will update those years. In Umbria, Cascia is located near Norcia, the birth place of St Dominic and his sister Scholastica in the 400's. They were the founders of the Dominicans. The Sanctuary at Cascia has lots of pilgrims visiting every year and has the feel if a mini-Lourdes. In the crypt of this church, St Rita, are some relics of the saint.
There are a number of statues in the nave of the church with areas set aside for devotion and plenty of votive lights.