At Ascension Parish, you will find a passionate and caring community committed to extending a helping hand and building awareness of the deep injustices we find in our community and beyond.
Check back regularly for upcoming programs at Ascension and in our community as we strive for
PEACE & JUSTICE
We will again be hosting our Summer Lunch Program for the Needy, to help our less fortunate brothers and sisters, on the following Saturdays -
We are in need of donations and volunteer help!
TO WORK A LUNCH OR DONATE FOOD OR BAG LUNCHES, follow this link
TO DONATE MONEY, SPONSOR A LUNCH, OR OFFER ANY OTHER ASSISTANCE, please contact: Bob Kutella at: (630) 863-1046 or email@example.com.
TO DONATE SUPPLIES FOR OUR GUESTS TO TAKE WITH THEM, place your donations in the church vestibule in the box marked summer lunches.
ALWAYS NEEDED ITEMS: New men’s and women’s socks and underwear, gently used gym shoes, t-shirts, jeans.
PERSONAL CARE ITEMS: Small or travel size toothpaste and toothbrushes, mouthwash, shampoo, soap, deodorant, sunblock, foot powder, disposable razors, breath mints.
Through your generosity (this is 100% volunteer supported) last year we provided all these things to over 400 very appreciative guests. Thank you very much in advance for your gifts.
The Peace and Justice book discussion begins Monday June 11th from 7:30-9 pm at St. Luke Parish in the Hospitality House (former convent). Book discussion will be every other Monday thru the summer. The book is The Sin of White Supremacy by Jeannine Hill Fletcherm and is available at Orvis Books and Amazon. The introduction and chapter 1 will be topic for the first discussion. All are welcome! Additional information can be obtained from Brad Collins (708.435.8910) or Carol in St.Luke's office (708.771.8250).
Join fellow parishioners every Friday from 7:15-7:45 a.m. at 1930 Beach Street in Hillside at ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement). For details, call Pat McAnany 383-0415.