Nov 21

Come together to remember the more than 120,000 Americans killed by gun violence
since the Sandy Hook massacre.
Help us shine a light on this tragic toll.


Join with the Newtown Action Alliance and other Gun Violence Prevention groups

and attend a Candlelight Prayer Vigil

Wednesday, December 14, 2106 at 7:30 PM 
following Advent evening prayer at 7 PM

Apr 23

Parents and caregivers of children 5 and under, join us for our monthly Mini Chargers Plagroup!  This month we will be entertaining our little ones with a special story time and craft to take home. Coffee and donuts will be served. Ascension School Pine Room, 601 Van Buren Street.

Apr 23

The Ascension Men’s Club will be sponsoring the 3rd Annual Brewery Tour event.  This year’s event will visit three breweries in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago – On Tour Brewing, Finch Brewing and the Great Central Brewing Company.  The event is limited to 32 participants and will include a charter bus and refreshments on the charter bus.  Beer at the breweries will be on a cash basis.

DATE: Saturday April 28th

TIME: Bus departs at 5:00 pm with a 9:00 pm return

More details:

Apr 16

April 14 was our 2nd annual Spaghetti Dinner! We had great food, great fun and great fellowship! 

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Mar 6

Please join United Power and the other Illinois Metro IAF organizations for A Real Exercise in True Democracy on Sunday, March 11 from 4:00 to 5:15 PM at Maine East High School, 2601 W. Dempster, Park Ridge.

This will be a meeting with the Illinois Attorney General candidates on 4 areas of deep concern to our families and institutions including mental illness and addiction, affordable housing, immigration and gun safety.

Mar 6

The Ascension Men's league is hosting a team bowling even on March 24th. The sign up link is below. We hope to see you on the lanes!

The details:

Feb 26

Sunday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the School gym.

Enjoy pancakes, sausage, ham, camper apples, juice and coffee. 

Cost is $3 for children 5-13 years old

$5 for 14 years and older

Free for children 4 years and younger

All You Can Eat!

Feb 19

Living Your Strengths

The people we turn to at Mass and greet with a sign of Peace are truly unique in their gifts and talents, as are you. Many of those same people KNOW their talents because they have found their "Top Five" through the FREE Living Your Strengths Ministry Program here at Ascension.

Feb 13

Gold!  Green!  Purple!

Time: 6:45 pm to 8:00 pm

Where: Pine Room

Tickets: 25 cents for games,

Feb 7

February 8 in Parish Center Dining Room. We gather at 7 p.m. for socializing. Prayer and discussion begins at 7:30 p.m. We will continue to review "Wisdom Jesus" by Cynthia Bourgeault with focus on chapters 6 and 7. Our leaders this month will be Rose Lubarski and Judith Wilke. Please join us even if you do not read the book. All are welcome!