Assumption Catholic Church
323 West Illinois Street - Chicago IL 60654
(ph) 312-644-0036  (fax) 312-644-1838  
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Mass Schedule


7 am & 12:10 pm


7:30 am & 5 pm (for Sunday)


7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:15 pm, & 5:00 pm


Blessing of Runners  

It's an Assumption tradition. On Saturday October 6, during the 5:00pm Mass, we will offer a special blessing to those participating in the Bank of American Chicago Marathon the next day. Runners, their family, friends, and fans are cordiallly invited to attend.


Have you been away from the Church for a while? Is your knowledge of the Catholic faith a little fuzzy? Are you an RCIA graduate who would like to learn more? Deacon Kevin Zajdel is organizing a course on basic Catholic beliefs using the United States Catholic Catechim for Adults. If you are interested, contact Deacon Kevin at

Bible Study   

Our evening Bible Study of the Epistles of St. Paul is already underway; but you are still welcome to join the group. It meets on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:15pm in the Rectory. Our daytime Bible Study of Paul's Letter to the Ephesians begins Wednesday morning September 26 at 10:00am in the Rectory. No advance reservation required.

Parish Retreat  

Assumption is sponsoring a day-long retreat for parishioners, and their family and friends on Saturday October 13 at Techny Towers in Northbrook. It will be led by Fr. John Fontana, OSM, an experienced  spiritual guide and retreat director. For more information, click here.

A Taste of Assumption  

Mark your calendars for an evening of delicious "eats", sterling company, a lively auction, and an open bar all evening. The date is Thursday November 8 (from 6:00 to 9:00pm).

Taize Prayer  

A prayer service in the spirit of Taize is held on the first Monday of each month from 7:00 to 8:00pm. Come and experience this gentle meditative prayer that has touched the hearts of people of all faiths all around the world.

Eucharistic Adoration  

There will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on the First Friday of each month from 7:30 to 9:30.

Assumption's Anniversary Picnic in pictures  

Assumption parishioners gathered for their traditional homecoming anniversary picnic - on Illinous Street on Sunday August 12.

Click here for some photo and video reminders of this festive event.