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

Living the Paschal Mystery  

Parish Pastoral Counselor and Spiritual Guide, Shane Tytenicz will offer the next presentation in our Evenings of Faith Series at 7:00pm Wednesday March 27 in the Parish Hall. With the rapid pace of life today and the many ways we communicate, we can easily lose focus and got lost in all the distractions. Shane will show how entering more deeply into the central mystery of our faith (the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus) can help us become more centered in our faith and in our daily life. He will suggest ways that the tradional Lenten disciplines of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving can be reinterpreted for today.

Mass will be celebrated at 6:00pm, followed by a Lenten Meal in the Parish Hall, and the presentation from 7:00 to 8:00pm. Reservations are required only for the meal.

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. Click here to learn more about these programs, and to reserve a place at the meal.

Stations of the Cross  

This traditional Lenten Devotion is prayed after the 12:10pm Mass on the Fridays of Lent.

Learn more about the history and practice of this devotion from this video,

(Courtesy of Catholic Online)

Reconciliation Service  

There will be a Reconciliation Service with opportunity for private confession on Wednesday April 17 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.

Child Care Ministry  

As an option for parents of young children, ages 18 months through 4 years, Assumption is providing child care at a lower level meeting room during the 10:30 Mass, beginning March 17. More details 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 Wells and Hubbard. 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.

NEW: Archive of Assumption's History  

See things from our history you may never have seen. We have created a new section with images from our archive of photos. You can reach it from the "Who We Are" section,  A sample is shown here - the church as it appeared in the 1950s.

Click here for the image index