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 temporarily suspended. Click for details

Free Parking for weekend Masses, weddings, funerals, and special feast days is available in the 311 W Illinois building. 
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2nd collection week of 12/10/2023
Retirement Fund for Religious
Christmas Masses  

 Sunday December 24: 3:00, 5:00, 10:00pm

 Monday December 25: 8:30, 10:30, 12:15pm

There will be music at all Masses. A thirty minute program of sacred music will take place before the 3:00pm Mass and the 10:00pm Mass. For the late evening Mass, our parish choir will be joined by additional voices and by musicians from the Haymarket Opera Company. There will be a parking attendant in the 311 Building for all Christmas Masses

The 3:00pm Christmas Eve Mass will be livestreamed.

Daily Advent Calendar  

An Advent Calendar has been created to help prepare your hearts and minds for the coming of Christ. The neat thing about our Advent calendar is that it features art as well as words. Some of us are more visual and are moved to prayer and medication by great works of art. Look for it here


Advent Bible Study  

The holiday season will soon be upon us. The pace of life will accelerate. Wedged between Thanksgiving and Christmas is the marvelous season of ADVENT, an opportunity to slow down and reflect on how to be more open to the coming of Christ. 

One way to truly enter into the spirit of Advent is to join the Bible Study, which will focus on the Sunday Scriptures of Advent. The group will meet on four Monday evenings from 6:00 - 7:15, beginning November 27. 

Email to register. 

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception  

On Friday December 8 we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. We honor Mary, who was privileged to be free from sin from the first moment of her existence. The Immaculate Conception is a holyday of obligation and our national feast day. Mass will be at 7:00am, 12:10pm, and 6:00pm.

Baptism Preparation Session  

Our next preparation session for parents (and, if possible, godparents) of infants to be baptized is Monday, January 15 at the Rectory. Sessions are from 7:00 to 8:15pm.  These sessions are for first time parents and for parents who have never before attended a preparation session. Call the Parish Office to register. It is not necessary to wait for the baby to be born to attend a preparation session. Baptisms normally take place on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 1:15pm and on the first weekend of the month during Mass. More here

Mass Live Streamed  

The Sunday 9:00 am mass is live-streamed each week. Click here to see it, or to watch a recorded version beginning around noon.

Refugee Assistance Ministry  

Our Refugee Assistance Group continues to pray for our adopted Afghan family who moved to Muncie, Indiana in August.

The Group’s efforts, however, are now focused on the refugee families in our neighborhood forced to live in police stations and nearby tent encampments.

Click for an update describing recent accomplishments and a review of serious needs for help

Eucharistic Adoration  

There will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on the Third Monday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Exposition will next take place on Monday, December 18. Validated parking at MartParc, Orleans and Hubbard. To learn more about Eucharistic Adoration, watch this short video. 

Laudato Si' and Me  

Assumption Parish embraces Pope Francis’s encouragement to us to care for God’s creation, our common home. We each have a personal opportunity to commit to the goals through Assumption’s Laudato Si’ and Me information site, which offers practical ideas for action.  Click here to view twelve topical themes and action ideas for each one.