Worship with us from Home

 

                                 Weekday Mass: Daily at 7:00 P.M.

                              Weekend Mass: Sunday at 10:30 A.M.*

(*Please note change in time.)

We invite you to gather with us virtually (from the comfort and safety of your home) as we pray with, and for, one another during our Masses which are broadcast live through Twitch TV and through Facebook Live on our Facebook Page: Immaculate Conception Parish Chicago (Talcott). Direct links to both platforms are accessible below. For your convenience, all Masses are recorded and archived for a limited time. Please spread the word that IC is "the place to (virtually) be" by inviting your family, friends and neighbors to join our expanding online community. All are welcome!

 

                        

Reopening IC Parish: Upcoming Schedule

Phase 2 Preliminary Reopening Mass Schedule:

Mass will be offered on the following dates & times:

 *Sunday, July 19th at 8:30 A.M. & 10:30 A.M.

*Reservations are required. 

Opportunities for Confessions will be offered on the first and third Tuesdays of each month:

*Tuesday, July 21st from 6:00-7:00 P.M.

*Reservations are required.

Prior to reserving your time slot, please carefully review the directives provided on our online reservation forms below. If you experience any difficulty completing your reservation, please view our Sign-Up Genius Tutorial Video provided below (in our Parishioner Resources section) or contact our Parish Office at 773.775.3833 and a member of our Parish Staff will be happy to assist you.

       

To comply with health regulations, the number of attendees at our Mass will be regrettably limited to 15 to 20% of our total capacity* for the time being. (*approximately 125 attendees.) Our Sunday Mass schedule will gradually expand over the course of the summer, so we encourage you to continue to monitor our parish website for additional updates to our schedule if you are unable to register for our morning Masses. Per Cardinal Cupich, please be advised that the dispensation from Sunday Mass and Holy Days of Obligation continues. For those unable to attend, we will also broadcast our virtual Mass on Sunday via Twitch TV and Facebook Live at 10:30 A.M.* (*please note the change in time.) Prior to attending our Mass, we ask that you kindly download and review the Parishioner Reopening Guide Tips For All Worshipers: What To Expect” accessible below. We thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this time as we strive to keep each member of our community safe.             

Parishioner Resources: Sign-Up Genius Tutorial Video & Parishioner Reopening Guide

           

 

Parish Reopening Team Volunteer Form

We are still actively recruiting additional volunteers to help staff our Greeting and Cleaning teams. We currently have approximately 39 volunteers that have kindly stepped forward, which is truly a blessing.  Ideally, we would like to have a pool of 50 total volunteers to spread between our 2 teams (as the more volunteers we have to rely upon, the less burden that will be placed upon each one individually.)  If you would like to volunteer to assist us with our reopening, please complete our Parish Reopening Team Volunteer Form  located below. Thank you and may God bless you!

Parish Reopening Co-Leadership Team

With grateful hearts, we are happy to announce that the following members of our parish family have graciously volunteered their time and accepted the following positions in order to assist us with reopening the doors to our Church and welcoming our parishioners back home:

Lay Co-Leader: Jocelyn Lim

Lay Co-Leader: Maura Hyland

Operations Director/Compliance Manager: Vince Kennedy

Set-Up Captain: Scott Will

Greeter Captain: Darlene Mroz

Cleaning Captain: Joe Jummati

 Please continue to keep our Parish Reopening Leadership Team in your prayers as we work together to unite our parish family at the Eucharistic table once again.

To access reopening training materials, please visit: https://www.archchicago.org/coronavirus/reopening-training

 

Video Greeting From Fr. Matt, Our New Pastor!

We are truly pleased to announce that our Associate Pastor, Fr. Matthew Heinrich, has been appointed by Cardinal Cupich as our new Pastor at Immaculate Conception Parish! We look forward with great joy to continuing our journey of parish renewal with Fr. Matt (who joined our parish family nearly two years ago in July of 2018) as he assumes leadership of our parish as of July 1st. Although our hearts are saddened by Fr. Robert's departure as our Pastor, we feel confident that our parish is being left in the best of hands, and for that we feel truly blessed.

With truly grateful hearts, we thank Fr. Robert for faithfully shepherding our parish family for the past three years. We thank him for his love, his inspiring and passionate dedication to God and to our parish, as well as for his tireless work ethic throughout our ongoing parish renewal process. We warmly wish him all the best as he begins his next adventure as Administrative Secretary to the Cardinal! Fortunately, Fr. Robert has also graciously agreed to continue assisting us with our Masses as our Weekend Assistant, so he will still remain a part of our parish family, and for that we are doubly blessed.

Please keep both Fr. Matt & Fr. Robert in your prayers as they each transition into their new roles.

Parish News

As we continue in Phase 2 of our reopening process, we intend to gradually expand our Mass schedule during the month of July (thanks to the kind assistance of volunteers from our IC community.)  Please click here to review our special announcement regarding our new Weekend Mass Schedule (which appears in our July 5th parish bulletin.)  

We thank you for your continued patience and prayers and we joyfully look forward to our parish family rejoining us for our celebration of the Eucharist!

Connect with our Parish Staff

Although our Church will be open on a limited basis, our Parish Office will continue to remain closed for the time being. In the meantime, our Parish Staff is still available to assist you. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at 773.775.3833 (voicemails are monitored daily) or connect with us via email at [email protected] with any questions, concerns or needs that may arise during this time. Please take comfort in the knowledge that you are loved, missed and prayed for day by all of us.

Parish Bulletins

                              

 Sunday, July 12th                        Sunday, July 5th

To access past editions of our Parish bulletin, please click here.

Pray with us via Zoom

                                                                                                                                   

     We welcome you to join us at 3:00 P.M. daily (Monday through Friday) as we unite our hearts with God by praying the Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet via Zoom, hosted by Deacon Rick and his wife Carol. Please click on the direct link provided above to access Deacon Rick’s personal Zoom room. For security purposes, please input the following meeting password when prompted: 920449.

     If you are new to Zoom, we encourage you to visit https://www.zoom.us/download to register and download the web app for free on your computer, smartphone or tablet. Zoom Video Conferencing offers you the opportunity to see and hear members of our community praying together and engaging in conversations about their faith, while also allowing you to interact and participate as well. Whether you are a member of our parish family or someone in search of a new spiritual home, we invite you to spiritually connect with us as we pray with, and for, one another during this challenging time.

Pope Francis' Urbi Et Orbi Message

Statements from the Archdiocese

A Statement from Cardinal Cupich: "It's Time For A National Reconciliation"

Support our Parish

We are truly grateful for the continued generosity of our faithful parishioners as we would not be able to maintain our parish and continue our mission without you.

If you are able, please consider contributing electronically via Give Central at  www.givecentral.org/location/349 to assist us in maintaining the vital ministries and services we provide on behalf of our community. If you have any questions regarding setting up your online donations through Give Central, please contact our Parish Office at 773.775.3833 and a member of our Parish Staff will be happy to assist you.

If you would prefer to support our parish with an offertory donation through cash or check, please mail your envelopes to our Parish Office at:

7211 W. Talcott Avenue, Chicago, IL. 60631.  

“You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.”

- 2 Corinthians 9:11

Parish Sound & Video System Fundraiser

 

 

If you would like to invest in our future and contribute to our parish sound & video system fund please click here to donate via Give Central.

We thank you for your generosity!

Grow in your Faith

         

Queen of Hearts

Mass Times

Weekday Masses
Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. Mass

First Friday
5:30 P.M. Mass
Followed by a Holy Hour with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction

Sunday Masses
Saturday 5:00 P.M.
Sunday 8:30 A.M., 10:30 A.M. and 6:00 P.M.

Sacrament of Reconciliation
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Sunday 10:30 A.M. Mass

Please join us every 1st and 3rd Sunday at 10:30 A.M. for our Family Mass.

Please join us every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 10:30 A.M. for our Contemporary Music Mass.

Parish Calendar

Please click here to view our Parish events.

Join our Parish!

Please download our registration form below. Once the form has been completed, please either drop it off at our Parish Office or send it via email to [email protected]


We look forward to meeting you!

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Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Saturday 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Sunday 9:00 - 12:30 P.M.

Parish Staff

Fr. Matthew Heinrich, Pastor  [email protected]

Fr. Robert Fedek, Weekend Assistant

Rick Moritz, Deacon  [email protected]

Ronald Gronek, Deacon [email protected]

Michael Bednarz, Deacon

Vincent Kennedy, Director of Operations  [email protected]

Scott Will, Director of Worship  [email protected]

Julie Szwedo, Religious Education Coordinator  [email protected]

Melissa Anna and Marilyn Sadowski, Receptionists  [email protected]

Melissa Anna, Bulletin Editor [email protected]

Bernadette Anna, Parish Sacristan

Michael Lahaye, Head of Maintenance

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