The parish center office, church and school office are closed and all parish events are cancelled/postponed until further notice.

Click "Read full story" for parish contact information, parish communication and resources, and Mass and prayer resources. We continue to engage with the Ascension community online and hope you will join us. By reading more, you'll learn about ways to stay connected with the parish community. Join us!

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Ascension Catholic Church Home

Welcome To Ascension Catholic Church

Ascension is a Roman Catholic Church in Oak Park, Illinois, drawing parishioners from throughout west Chicago and the western suburbs. Ascension parish is known for its beautiful liturgy, the strength of its music ministry, for its outstanding school and religious education programs, and for its welcoming community.  This website is designed to acquaint you with the richness and diversity of the Ascension family and to invite you to join us.  We especially welcome all newcomers.  We hope that you will find a home in the Ascension community and that you will make it a center for your faith life. We encourage you to visit, and to get involved in whatever way your gifts lead you!
Join us for Mass this weekend: Saturday at 5:00 PM or Sunday at 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM & 5:00 PM (Our 5:00 PM Sunday Mass is jointly celebrated with the St. Edmund's community at St. Edmund Church).

Events

Schola

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Time: 7:30 PM – 9 PM
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Choristers

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Time: 3 PM – 4:45 PM
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News & Announcements

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Pope Francis at Urbi et orbi

On March 27, 2020, Pope Francis offered a rare and beautiful prayer service. Read the transcript of his meditation.
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Notice from the Archdiocese of Chicago

Guidelines for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick, ministering to the sick and homebound, and Christian burials, which are in effect until further notice.
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Remember in prayer those who are sick

The following is the list of parishioners, loved ones and friends whose names we usually list in our bulletin. We have moved the list here. Please keep them in your prayers