Assumption Catholic Church
323 West Illinois Street - Chicago IL 60654
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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

Easter Masses
Holy Saturday, March 31:
  Easter Vigil Mass at 7:30 p.m.
Easter Sunday, April 1:
  Mass at 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 and 12:15 p.m. (no 5:00 p.m. Mass)
Holy Week Schedule   
Palm Sunday, March 24-25:
  Blessing and distribution of palms at all Weekend Masses
Monday and Tuesday, March 26-27:
  Mass at 7:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
Wednesday March 28:
  Mass at 7:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 6:00 p.m.
Reconcilliation Service: 7:00 p.m.
Holy Thursday, March 29:
  Morning Prayer at 7:00am
Mass of Convenience at 12:10 p.m.
Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Procession with the Blessed
Sacrament at 6:00 p.m. (Adoration until midnight).
Good Friday, March 30:
  Morning Prayer at 7:00am
Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion at 12:10 and 6:00 p.m.
Stations of the Cross at 3:00 p.m.
Holy Saturday, March 31:
  Morning Prayer at 7:30am
Evenings of Faith  

Every Wednesday during Lent we will have Mass at 6:00pm, followed by a Lenten meal in the Parish Hall, and then a speaker from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. On Wednesday March 21 our pastor, Fr. Joe, will give the final presentation in the Lenten series:  Ten Things You May Not Know About The Mass.  Learn more about our Lenten series and reserve your place for a meal preceeding the lecture here.

Reconciliation Service  

There will be a Reconciliation Service with opportunity for private confession on Wednesday March 28 at 7:00pm. Individual celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation takes place on Friday from 11:35 to 12:05 and after each Mass upon request.

Responding to Domestic Violence  

On the weekend of April 21-22, Fr. Charles Dahm, O.P. will speak at all Masses about domestic violence. Though largely unseen, domestic violence is present in all neighborhoods and is the most frequent call recieved by police. On Monday April 23 at 7:00pm in the Rectory, Fr. Dahn will meet with parishioners interested in learning more about domestic violence or helping our parish respond to the needs of victims.

Free Parking during construction  

Parking for weekend Masses, weddings, and other events is still free. Park in the Martparc at Orleans and Hubbard. Your ticket will be validated for two hours free parking. It is not necessary to visit the pay machine when exiting the garage.

Assumption Social Calendar  
  • April 21:  Assumption Family Pizza Party
  • August 12: Homecoming Picnic
  • November 8:  A Taste of Assumption
Stations of the Cross  

The Stations will be prayed on the Fridays of Lent following the 12:10 Mass.

Family Pizza Party  

Assumption is having a family pizza party Saturday April 21 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Tickets are $20 ($10 for children 11 and under). To make reservations, call the parish office or click on "electronic giving".