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!
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our worship services and parish office hours. Masses have resumed with adjustments. We also provide a variety of digital resources to keep our community connected in worship, prayer and outreach. Learn more.
Please follow this link to learn more about our Religious Education program, view class times and tuition rates, and details on how to register. Registration will open on August 9 and close on August 27. Classes begins September 12.