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


Action for Justice  

Pope Francis has proclaimed November 18 the World Day of the Poor. As a way of expressing our care for the poor and the marginalized, Assumption's Social Justice Committee is inviting us to sign letters to public officials that reflect concerns expressed by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' about the poor. The activity will take place in the Parish Hall after all weekend Masses. Details and text of letters here 

Thanksgiving Day  

Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 and 10:30am on Thanksgiving Day, November 22. Why not begin your day of family feasting with Mass? The word "eucharist" means "thanksgiving." A collection will be taken up in support of Chicago Shares and our efforts to feed the homeless. Free parking will be available in the garage at 311 W Illinois.

Assumption Young Adults  

Assumption Young Adults will meet in the Parish Hall following the 10:30 Mass on November 18 for coffee and conversation with counselor and spiritual guide Shane Tytenicz. AYA is for anyone in their twenties or thirties, married or single. For more information, email

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception  

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, is our national feast day and a holyday of obligation. We honor Mary for being without sin from the first moment of her existence. Because this is our national feast day, the Immaculate Conception is observed as a holyday of obligation even when it falls on a Monday or a Saturday, as it does this year. Mass will be celebrated at 6:00pm Friday December 7 and at 7:30 and 10:30 Saturday December 8. The 5:00pm Mass on December 8 will be the Mass of the Second Sunday of Advent.

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 

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 parishioners accepted an invitation to “Take a Vacation Day with Jesus” on Saturday, October 13, at Techny Towers in Northbrook. The day-long Retreat offered prayer and reflection under the expert and inspirational guidance of Servite Provincial Fr. John Fontana. The overarching theme of re-discovering Christ was supported by four ways in which we encounter Jesus. Click ...more, above, to learn what they were - and how the participants responded. (Four more responses added to the original list)

A Taste of Assumption  

The party is over but the After-Taste is great!

Click to see more about what happened and why it was such a great event