• 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

Parish Transformation Project

On Thursdays,
beginning February 19


As part of the strategic plan for the Archdiocese of Chicago, all parishes are asked to do a self-evaluation and parish planning.


This exciting initiative will begin for St. Alphonsus on Thursday, February 19, and continue through the spring.


You'll be asked to participate in a survey.


You can also participate in person, adding your input to our deliberations.


Please pray for the success of our endeavor, and join us on Thursdays, if you are able.


Winter Adult
Volleyball League

Sign ups January 25
and February 1

Play on Thursdays beginning
in February


Our very popular volleyball league is back for the 2015 season.


Sign ups are in church at end of masses on the weekends of January 24/ 25 and January 31 / February 1.


Players at all levels are welcome! League play begins on February 12.


Bring your friends and introduce them to St. Al's!


Art & Soul 2015

The Mad Hatter's Ball

February 7


It's a very important date!


Art & Soul is always grand entertainment, with fine auctions, and good food, as well as being a wonderful social occasion.


This year, it will be on Saturday, February 7, featuring the Mad Hatter and friends all raising money for our school, Alphonsus Academy and Center for the Arts.


Go here for more information and tickets.


Young Adult
Lent Retreat

Saturday, February 21


Our retreat will explore being "Saints in the City" - how to become holy in the life you lead. The retreat will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude with the 5:30 PM mass.


Sign up here.


Catholicism 101 Returns

Wednesdays at 7:00 PM
beginning March 4


Catholicism 101 is our popular springtime program which can

  • Deepen your knowledge of the faith, as an adult
  • Prepare you for Confirmation
  • Introduce you to Catholicism, if you are curious about what Catholics believe and why

Registration is available here.

View the complete schedule.


Great Books
at St. Alphonsus


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

For information, go here.


Tuesday Bible Study

Old Testament study
begins in January at 7:30 PM


We will begin at the beginning, with the Book of Genesis. There will also be an opportunity for fellowship after each class. For further information, contact Jim Hawk.


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.


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!