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May 22

Join us for a New Parishioner BBQ on June 8th at 6:00 PM! Postcards were mailed last week to new parishioners who have registered in the past year. Didn't receive a postcard or haven't yet registered with the parish? No problem! Contact Juliette Dols by email at j.dols@ascensionoakpark.com or by phone at 708-848-2703 to RSVP or for more information.

Please RSVP to Juliette Dols by Thursday, May 30th. We will gather on the parish lawn if weather permits. Otherwise we will meet in the gym. Menu will include picnic-style fair with beverages for adults and kids. 

Join us for Mass beforehand! Saturday Mass is at 5:00 PM. We will have a special blessing for new parishioners.

Hope to see you on June 8!

May 22

Beginning this Sunday, May 26 there will be NO 5:00 PM Sunday Mass. The 5:00 PM Sunday Mass will resume on September 8, 2019. Weekend Mass schedule for Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend is Saturday at 5:00 PM and Sunday morning at 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

May 20

Today! On Monday, May 20th, enjoy dine in, carry out or delivery at Lou Malnati's (1038 Lake Street in Oak Park) and 20% of total sales will be donated to the Ascension Appalachia Service Project. 11 AM-11 PM. Be sure to mention the fundraiser when you order or provide them with this flyer.

May 16

The following is from Cardinal Cupich.

As part of the commitment of the Catholic Church to protect minors and vulnerable people, the Holy Father has established a universal Church law by a motu proprio, “Vos estis lux mundi,” which creates new requirements for the reporting, handling and investigating sexual abuse and the mishandling of such misconduct, including cover-up, to and by Church authorities. This universal law goes into effect June 1, 2019 and includes measures already in use in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Please read the full statement.

May 16

The Ascension Men’s Club will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Brewery Tour event.  This year’s event will visit three breweries in Chicago – Motor Row Brewing, Moody Tongue Brewing and the Lo Rez Brewing.  The event is limited to 32 participants and will include a charter bus and refreshments on the charter bus.  Beer at the breweries