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Feb 13

Join us this Sunday following the 9:00 AM Mass for Open Gym & Refreshments! February 17 from 10:00-11:00 AM in the School Gym. Enjoy coffee, juice & donuts while the kids play!

Feb 12

At Ascension we collect food on the third weekend of the month for the Pantry sponsored by the Men's group at our sharing parish, St. Martin de Porres in Chicago. Bring your bag(s) of nonperishable grocery items to Mass this weekend and place on the alter during the collection of gifts, or at one of the Church entrances.

Some of you cannot carry heavy bags of groceries. You have the option of giving a check to further this work. Make out the check to "St. Martin Catholic Church," put "pantry" on the "for" line and drop it in the collection basket any time during the month. The men always have to buy more than we donate and this helps them. We are always grateful for whatever you do to help these wonderful men.


Feb 12

Fr. Stanislaw Kuca, Pastor of St. Bernardine Church in Forest Park invites Ascension Parishioners to join him on a pilgrimage to Italy. Click on the title above to learn more and download information.

Jan 31

Join Fr. Anthony Gittins, an international speaker, author and professor, as he discusses the topic of "Growing in Discipleship." Fr. Gittins has traveled the globe as an anthropologist and theologian. He continues to consult and offer workshops in more than 35 countries. He is the author of fifteen books on theological and anthropological topics, on mission, and on spirituality. We are thrilled to welcome him to Ascension Church for a morning retreat.

Jan 31

Lent begins March 6! We are eager to invite you to be part of a faith sharing group this Lent.

Our Faith Sharing Groups have become a popular way to deepen prayer and understanding of Sunday readings, while at the same time gathering in small groups to build community. Don't miss this opportunity! 

If you are new to the parish, this is a great way to get to know other members and neighbors!