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Rectory Hours

Rectory Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 7:30
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 - 2:00
Sunday 8:30 - 12:30


Saint Cornelius Parish serves the Jefferson Park Community on the northwest side of Chicago today, as it has since it was established by Cardinal Mundelein in 1925.  At present, we are a parish of approximately 950 families.  Our parochial school has an enrollment of 197 children, from 3 year old preschool through 8th grade. Our religious education program engages 80 children, grades 1 through 8. We offer instructions in the Catholic faith for uncatechized adults and older children on an annual basis.

Saint Cornelius is a very active parish. We include social organizations for men, women, and school parents.  We offer a number of gatherings throughout the year, among them a Super Bowl party in February, a St. Patrick’s Day Party in March, and a Red Bow Silent Auction to benefit the school in May.  Our parish reaches out to the needy by operating a food pantry every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00—2:00 PM, and by bringing spiritual and transportation assistance to those unable to be present with us because of some limitation.

Saint Cornelius strives to bring a visible, experienced sense of the presence of Christ to all in our community.  I invite you to join us in this mission.  Come, check us out. Participate in a weekend Liturgy; attend one of our organizational gatherings.  Telephone or email us if I or my staff can provide more information. 

 Hope to see you soon.  Be sure to introduce yourself when you stop by.  God bless you.

 Father Dan Fallon, Pastor



Shadow Stations of the Cross
Good Friday 3:30 pm 

The Parish Teens will perform Shadow Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, April 3rd at 3:30pm in Church. Please join us for this dramatic, powerful and moving depiction of the crucifixion of our Lord.

Lenten Mission
March 7-10, 2015
The Paschal Mystery: Cheerleader or Participant?

Our Parish Mission this year will be directed by Dr. Terry Nelson-Johnson.  He has served on the faculty of Loyola Academy for 18 years, and is the Dean of Faith Formation at Old St. Patrick's Church in Chicago.  His topic will be the Paschal Mystery: The Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, which we observe at every Mass, but especially during Holy Week.
Please set these dates aside and plan to join us for this important part of our Lenten Spirituality.

2014 Annual Catholic Appeal 

There is still time to fulfill your pledge to the 2014 Annual Catholic Appeal!  You have until January 31, 2015.  All contributions will go directly to our parish because we have already surpassed our goal for 2014. 
Make your donation today! 
Thank you!