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).
Our annual parish lenten project will benefit Border Aid, an effort to provide migrants at the US-Mexico border with much needed supplies. Each week we will highlight a migrant's story. Here is our first article about Gabriel from Guatemala.
Fish Fry dates are February 28 and March 13 from 5:30-7:30 pm. On April 3, the Fish Fry begins at 6:00 pm and all are invited for Fish and then Taize in the church (childcare available in the Pine Room during Taize). Gather family and friends and join us!