808 S. East Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60304
Phone: (708) 848-2703
Fax: (708) 848-2773
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Ascension Catholic Church
Ascension, A Stewardship Parish
Sharing our God-given Gifts in Service
Ascension is a Roman Catholic Parish in Oak Park, Illinois, known for the strength of its music ministry, for its outstanding school and Religious Education programs, and for its deeply rooted community.
This web site is designed to acquaint you with the richness and diversity of the Ascension family and to invite you to join us. Come to a liturgy or to a Taize service; come to visit our school or parish office and let us show you around our campus.
We especially welcome all newcomers. We hope that you will find a home in the Ascension community, and that you will make it a center for your faith life. We encourage you to come to visit, and to get involved in whatever way your gifts lead you!
Father Larry McNally, Pastor
Christmas 2014 Schedule
Vigil: The Nativity of the Lord
4:00 pm - Schola
6:00 pm - Children's Focus with Choristers.
Carols at 11:30 pm Choir; Mass at Midnight.
The Nativity of the Lord
9:00 am and 11:00 am with Organ and Instruments
The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Saturday, December 27, at 5:00 pm.
Sunday, December 28 at 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm
Mary, the Holy Mother of God
Thursday, January 1 at 9:00 am.
Taizé Prayer - Thursday, January 1, at 7:30 pm.
(No Taizé Prayer on Friday, January 2).
Ascension Mission Statement
Ascension 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.
Directions to Ascension Church
Ascension Church is located at the intersection of East and Van Buren in Oak Park, Illinois, just north of the Eisenhower Expressway. Its distinctive copper dome rises 100 feet and is crowned by a 15-foot bronze statue of the Ascension of our Lord. The church is easily accessible from the I-290 Expressway and the CTA Blue
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