• Weekend Mass Times:
  • Saturday: 5:30 PM (English)
  • Sunday: 7:45 AM, 10:30 AM, 5:00 PM (English)
  • 12:15 PM (Spanish)
  • 9:15 AM (First Sunday of the month only - German)
  • Weekday Mass Times:
  • Monday: 8:30 AM (English)
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM (English)
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM (English)
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM (English)
  • Friday: 8:30 AM (English)
  • Saturday: 8:30 AM (English)

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News and Upcoming Events

Advent 2014

Ways to Mark the Season

Advent is a time of reflection and preparation. We remember the Christ came into our world, changing all human history. We look forward to his coming in glory.


Check out the many ways you can make Advent meaningful for yourself and your family.




at St. Alphonsus


Christmas Eve

4:00 PM,
with carol program
beginning at 3:30 PM

6:00 PM,
with carol program
beginning at 5:30 PM

12:00 AM,
with carol program
beginning at 11:30 PM

Christmas Day

7:45 AM, in English

9:15 AM, in English and German

11:00 AM, in English and Spanish


More details about our Christmas music here.


New Year's Day
Feast of Mary, the Mother of God

A holy day of obligation.


4:00 PM, December 31 - Vigil Mass

10:30 AM, in English, - January 1

12:15 AM , in English - January 1

If you are traveling to be with family or friends over Christmas, join us on January 4, the Feast of the Epiphany. The Midnight Mass program will be repeated at 10:30 AM.



Music for Advent and Christmas

Highlights and Concerts


Sunday, December 21 - 10:30 AM mass

Three carols and an organ toccata by Chicago composer, James Stephenson. More information here.


January 4 at 7:00 PM

To Warm the Soul with the Community Renewal Chorus in concert at St. Alphonsus



2014 Christmas Ornament

Share a Little Bit
of St. Alphonsus
With Friends and Family


Our stained glass windows are masterpieces. We are begining a new tradition of offering them to you as Christmas ornaments.


These would make wonderful gifts for friends and family, as well as a lovely addition to your tree.


They will be on sale after mass and in the rectory. You can also purchase them online.


Benefactors' Club is Back

Many chances to win!


The Benefactors' Club is a raffle, with the chance to win $250 every two weeks, from December 17, 2014 until June 10, 2015.


A membership enters you into each semi-monthly drawing for $250, as well as the Grand Prize drawing for $4000.

Only 250 memberships will be sold.


Purchase your membership here.


Great Books
at St. Alphonsus


Read some of the great classics of Western literature and discuss them with friends.

For information, go here.


SAVE helps you
and helps the parish

St. Alphonsus Values Education


Find out how you can reduce the amount of tuition to any educational institution, or reduce the balance of your student loans, by making everyday purchases.


Check out the details here....


Find out what is happening in Guatemala
Fr. Hurlbert has a blog


You might want to catch up with Fr. Hurlbert's mission in Guatemala. He is engaged in developing religious education and building a chapel.

You can find him here....


The Athenaeum Theatre
A Chicago Treasure
In Our Backyard


Have you been to the Athenaeum? The line up of shows continues- and there is a little something for everyone: comedy, drama, dance, music.

Part of the parish since 1911, the Theatre is also part of Chicago tradition.

Besides a parishioner discount on tickets, you can explore discounted local dining before or after with restaurant partners. All without paying for parking!