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Jul 08

It’s been all over the news. It’s been called “poetic,” “profound” and “a game-changer.” It worries some people. It’s leading others to change their way of life each day. Come take a look at Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Praised Be: On Care for Our Common Home. Wednesday, July 22, 7 – 8:30 PM in the Pine Room. We will provide on-site child care if you RSVP by Monday, July 20 to David Philippart: davidp@ascensionchurch.com or 708-434-1533.

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Jul 03

Fr. James F. Hurlbert, our new pastor, will be celebrating all weekend masses on July 4th and 5th. We are anxious to get acquainted!

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Jun 17

The Wednesday Journal published a lovely piece this week about our very own Fr. Larry and the impact he has made during his tenure here at Ascension.  We will miss you!

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Jun 08

Ascension joins several Oak Park/River Forest congregations in holding a bake-sale at the Oak Park Farmers' Market on Saturday, June 20.  Proceeds help provide discounted food--including fresh vegetables and fruits--for people who use the LINK card. Bakers interested in donating goods please contact John Owens at owens708@comcast.net or 708 846-1827.   Everyone, stop by the tent and purchase baked goods on the 20th! The Market is in Pilgrim Church's parking lot, 460 Lake St., a block west of Ridgeland Avenue, from 7 AM until 1 PM. 

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