Coronavirus: Parish Announcements and Resources

During this coronavirus pandemic, we will use this page to link you to resources and information. 

Holy Week at Home Join us for
Holy Week at Home

Although we may not be able to gather this week, we invite you to join us as we offer a variety of resources, rituals, videos, reflections and music.



Although we cannot gather in person we continue to seek opportunities to gather online. Join us!

The following are links to assist you in personal and family prayer:

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.

Online Prayer Resources: a list of online prayer resources. 

Online Lenten Prayer Resources: offers resources specifically for Lent.

Prayers & News for Ascension Community: our news and announcement page has been repurposed to include both current news and prayers to help navigate the pandemic.


To contact staff:
If you or someone you know is in need of assistance of any sort, such as grocery shopping, pharmacy pickup, meals, etc., please leave a voicemail with Mary Catherine Meek at (708) 434-1533 or email We know it can be difficult to ask for help but we encourage you to reach out.

For other parish business, please call (708) 848-2703 to leave a voicemail. Or access staff email addresses on our staff directory page.

For school families,
please email or call the school office at (708) 386-7282 with questions or concerns.

During these uncertain times, we realize that families in our community may face unemployment. Depending upon your needs, there may be some ways we can help. Please leave a voicemail with Mary Catherine Meek at (708) 434-1533.
Please 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!