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


Child Care at 10:30 Mass. Click for details

A Taste of Assumption  

Our Fall Fundraiser and funraiser is only weeks away. It's Thursday November 7 from 6:00 to 9:00pm at the Ballroom, 12 East Erie (at State). We've bumped up the food options and added to the auction menu. Purchase your tickets on line (through Give Central) or by calling the parish office.

Conversations With My Molester  

As a boy Michael Mack dreamed of becoming a priest, but that changed when his pastor invited him into the Rectory. Mack left the Church and eventually became an actor. Decades later he found his way back to the Church. In a prize winning solo play, Mack dramatizes an imaginary conversation with his former pastor. The six downtown Catholic Churches are bringing Mack to Chicago for two performances: Saturday October 26 at 6:30pm at Holy Name Cathedral Auditorium and Sunday October 27 at 3:00pm at Old St. Mary's Church. Conversation with the audience will follow.

All Saints Day  

Friday, November 1, the Feast of All Saints, is a holyday of obligation. Masses at Assumption will be at 7:00am, 12:10pm, and 6:00pm.

Baptism Preparation Session  

The next preparation session for parents and godparents of infants to be baptized is Monday November 11 from 7:00 to 8:15pm in the Rectory. This is for first time parents and for those who have never before attended a preparation session. Call the parish office to register. Baptisms are normally scheduled for the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 1:15pm and on the first weekend of the month during Mass. It is not necessary to wait for the baby to be born to attend a preparation session. More here

Church Parking  

Free Parking for weekend Masses, weddings, and special feast days is available in the 311 W Illinois building. The entrance is at the rear of the building on Franklin Street. Details and map here.

Supplemental parking is available at MartParc at Orleans and Hubbard, directly behind the Church. Bring your parking ticket with you to Assumption for validation.


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.

Blessing of Runners October 12, 5:00pm Mass  

At the Saturday Vigil Mass prior to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, we offered a blessing of runners. The Chicago Marathon is more than a race. It also raises millions of dollars for charity. Click to see images and a video of the event.