Welcome to Ascension!
The Church of the Ascension is a diverse and welcoming Episcopal Church located in Chicago’s vibrant Gold Coast neighborhood.
Part of the world-wide Anglican Communion, we are grounded in rich Anglo-Catholic traditions in which we encounter God’s abundant grace and love for us and for the world.
Wherever you are in your life with God – hesitant searcher or long-time churchgoer – we pray that you may find a spiritual home with us at the Church of the Ascension. Please join us soon.
March 1 - “Broken Icons: The Damaged Goods of Lenten Practice”
- Christopher Poore
March 8 - "Forgiveness, Christian and Otherwise"
- Joseph ‘Joey’ Keegin
March 15 - "Naught Else But the Yearning of the Soul: Image & Imagination in Early Women's Devotional Practices”
- Clare Kemmerer
March 22 - “Fear & Idols”
- William Pounds
March 29 - “Suffering, Love, and Surrender”
- Taylor Zimmerman
St. Anthony of Padua Food Pantry
Serving our hungry neighbors, now at 11 a.m.
Parishioner or not, you are welcomed to help out on
Saturday: March 7, April 5, May 2
Volunteers at 9:00 a.m.
Groceries, sack lunches and toiletries are shared at 11:00 a.m.
Contact Deacon Charles Farrell for more information
7:10 a.m. Morning Prayer
7:30 a.m. Said Mass with Imposition of Ashes
12:05 p.m. Said Mass with Imposition of Ashes
6:30 p.m. Evening Prayer
7:00 p.m. Penitential Order for Ash Wednesday
and Solemn High Mass
with The Choir of the Ascension singing
Johann Michael Haydn (1737-1806)
Missa Quadragesimalis, MH 552
Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725), Exaltabo te Domine
James MacMillan (b. 1959), Qui meditabitur (2010),
from The Strathclyde Motets
Stations of the Cross & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Fridays in Lent at 6:30 p.m.
+ 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3 +
We want you to feel comfortable, curious and blessed at the Church of the Ascension. Learn about us before your visit.
"Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness."
Church of the Ascension
1133 N La Salle Dr.
Chicago, IL 60610-2601
Sunday Worship Schedule
7:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
8:00 a.m. Said Mass, Rite I
9:00 a.m. Sung Mass, Rite II
11:00 a.m. Solemn High Mass, Rite II, with the Ascension Choir
Our free parking lot is located on the northeast corner of La Salle Boulevard and Maple Street.