• 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)

  • Holy Days and Holidays

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News and Upcoming Events

Oktoberfest is Coming!

September 26, 27, and 28

St. Alphonsus Oktoberfest 2014 is around the corner! Mark your calendars and join us for the biggest and best Oktoberfest in the city!

New additions this year include:

  • Two craft beer nights. Grab a pretzel necklace and sample a wide variety of craft brews. Tickets available now for Friday or Saturday night.

  • Kinderfest has expanded and will now run from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM both Saturday and Sunday. Activities include facepainting, crafts, storytime, dance parties and more.

Volunteer sign up is open now!

Interested in becoming a Beer Captain?
Find out more here.


Become a Brewmaster! Great new packages, with bonus access to the Athenaeum!



Register for
Religious Education

in 2014-2015

Classes on Tuesdays from 6:15 to 7:30 PM for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation


You can register now for our 2014-2015 RE year. Classes begin on September 9.


Our program gives a good foundation in our faith - and they are also fun! For a complete description of the curriculum and sacrament programs, go here.


For more information, contact Cathy Crino.




The Way to Becoming Catholic or being Confirmed at St. Alphonsus

Sessions for the Rite of Christian Adults are beginning soon


Every year about 40 to 50 adults celebrate the sacraments of initiation - baptism, Eucharist and confirmation - at St. Alphonsus.


If you are interested, now is the time to talk to us about the right path for you toward full membership in the church.


Contact Cathy Crino to take the first step.




Mozart the Great

Chicago Arts Orchestra

September 6 at 8:00 PM
at the Athenaeum


Works by W.A. Mozart and Frederick the Great

Mozart Piano Concerto in A Major, Sinfonia Concertante

Javier Mendoza, Conductor
Brian Bloye, Piano

At the Athenaeum Theatre, right in our backyard.

Tickets available at the Athenaeum box office.




Young Adult Ministry
Fall Kick Off

September 14 at 6:00 PM


All young adults are invited to join us at our annual kickoff party on September 14 after the 5:00 PM Sunday Mass.


Food and drink will be provided. New friends will be there - and we hope you are too!



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!