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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!

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 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. 

May 18

Kindergarten’s 5th Annual Lemonade Stand was once again a big success thanks to our great team of students working together greeting, selling and serving to all our wonderful customers. All proceeds from our sale will benefit Ascension’s Youth Group Ministry for their Appalachia Service Project summer trip. A big Thank You to everyone for all their help and support!

May 12

Join us this Sunday, May 17th, as we celebrate our Parish feast day. We will be holding a Ministry Fair on the Parish Green (in the Gym in the event of rain) where you can explore the different ways to share your talents with others in our community.