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Giving to Ascension and St. Edmund Parish

In the Christian tradition, stewardship is the time, talent, and treasure we return to God in gratitude for all that we have received. Thank you for your financial support of our parish and our mission.  

Online Giving
Click on the buttons below to contribute to the Sunday Collection, special and holiday collections and the school. You can set up a one-time or recurring donation using a check or credit card. 
  1. Click the Donate Button to access our GiveCentral web page for the appropriate church.
  2. Select from one of the four featured collections or click ‘View More’ to see all of our collections.
  3. Select the fund(s) to which you would like to donate, and then specify the amount, frequency, start date, and end date.
  4. Click ‘Add to my Gift Basket’.
  5. Review your donations in the Gift Basket, and then click ‘Continue’.
  6. Select the ‘Complete Profile’ option to setup an account, and fill out the form to complete your donations.
To Receive Envelopes or Donate by Mail
If you would like to make your weekly contributions to the Ascension and St. Edmund Parish through parish-provided envelopes and you are in need of envelopes, please contact us at either (708) 848-2703 for Ascension and (708) 848-4417 for St. Edmund.
Please make checks payable to Ascension and St. Edmund Parish.To make a contribution by mail, the Ascension address is 808 South East Avenue, Oak Park, Illinois 60304 and the St. Edmund address is 188 S. Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302.
To Donate Stock and Mutual Funds
Donating stock and mutual funds is another available option to support Ascension and St. Edmund Parish. Follow the instructions in the attached file to contribute stock and mutual fund donations. If you have questions on donating stock, plesae contact Maria Allori at 708-848-4417 or [email protected]

Thank you for your generosity!

"Ascension and St. Edmund Parish is a living, breathing community that fosters lifelong friendships, serves those in need, comforts the grieving, educates amazing children, and experiences great joy in every step of parish life. In our faith community, we strive to live out Jesus’ example of loving God and our neighbor. Your giving of treasure helps to make this happen. Thank you!"

Our Mission
Ascension and St. Edmund Parish in Oak Park is a Catholic community called to proclaim, to reflect on, and to live the Gospel. Our desire to follow Jesus inspires us to continue the rich tradition of our faith by supporting education for children and adults, celebrating the liturgical life of the community, and serving those in need within our Parish and beyond. Following the example of Jesus, we value the diversity of gifts in all people and all are welcome.