Parish Announcements & Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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During this COVID-19 pandemic,
we will use this page to link you to resources and information.
Masses have resumed! Join us for daily mass Monday-Friday at 8:15 am or on Saturdays at 5 pm and Sundays at 8 am and 10 am. Pre-registration required for weekend Mass. We also now offer a livestream of Sunday Mass with the recording archived on our YouTube channel. Please view details at
The Parish Center remains closed. To contact staff:
For general parish business, please leave a message at 708-434-1521 or email Mary Fitch is checking messages regularly.

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance during COVID-19
such as grocery shopping, pharmacy pickup, etc, please leave a message with Mary Catherine Meek at (708) 434-1537, or email

For school information:
Please call (708) 386-7282 or visit

To email parish staff: Emails are at

For Bulletin/News submissions: Submissions are due by 5 pm on Mondays. Please submit to Juliette Dols at

For questions regarding sacraments and who to contact, please go to our website at
We continue to offer digital resources and opportunities to gather online. Join us!

The following are links to worship resources, parish news, and opportunities to gather virtually:

Mass Resources: Includes the Sunday readings, intercessions, reflections, and family resources. Also includes a list of options to view or listen to daily and Sunday Mass.

Stay-at-Home Learning Formation Activities: The Lifelong Learning and Adult Faith Formation committee is offering book discussions and other activities.

Online Resources for Spiritual Growth: Our Lifelong Learning and Adult Faith Formation committee has compiled a list of online resources for spiritual growth, coping with the pandemic, faith formation, and Catholic news and commentary.  

News & Announcements for Ascension Community: Go here for current parish news, announcements and events. 

Support Ascension Church
About half of our Sunday Giving is contributed by generous donors through the Sunday collection basket. These contributions help support all of the important work we do. While we won’t be gathering in person, our work continues. If you are able, we hope you will consider making your gifts online via credit card, in lieu of your contributions to the Sunday basket, by clicking here to access our GiveCentral webpage, or you may mail your gifts to Ascension Church, 808 S. East Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60304. Thank you for your generosity!