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

Limber Up For Charity  

Learn about the spiritual and physical discipline of chair yoga and help support Chicago Help Initiative and Assumption Shares by attending a fundraiser Thursday January 31 at 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall. Contact for more information.

Food for the homeless  ...more

This past year we formalized the Assumption Shares / Food Coupons ministry. Each and every Wednesday we distribute $5.00 Chicago Shares coupons to anyone who comes to the rectory between 11:30 and 12:00 noon. These coupons can be redeemed for food at Jewel and at several sandwich shops in our area. To learn more about this ministry, and how you can help, click the ...more above.

Family Pizza Party  

Our second annual Family Pizza Party will take place Saturday March 2 from 6:00 to 8:00pm in the Parish Hall. Tickets are just $20 for adults and $10 for children 5 to 11 (under five eat free). Contact the parish office for reservations.

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

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.