We warmly welcome you to Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph Parish, a Catholic faith community located in Chicago’s Near North Side neighborhood. Our historic and diverse parish is an inviting “family of families,” blessed with two inspiring worship sites and committed to spreading the Gospel message of Jesus Christ through prayer and worship, spiritual stewardship, and our missionary spirit.
Parish News & Events
All ICSJ parishioners, friends and family are invited to a Taco Fiesta at our school's Hill St. campus (365 W. Hill Street) on Sunday, July 30th following our 11:00am Mass. Tacos, fajitas, margaritas, kids’ slushies, chips and guac, and more, will be on the menu! Please RSVP here by Monday, July 24th or by contacting Clair by email or at 312-787-7174, ext 3.
During the weekend of July 30th, ICSJ Parish will welcome representatives from the Sapatè Mission, near Hinche in central Haiti, who will be be making a one-time appeal on behalf of the children of the Mission. Your generous support will aid their mission and help children in need. Click here to donate now, or for more information.
Looking for a good summer read? Fr. McBrady suggests The Beautiful Mystery by acclaimed mystery writer, Louise Penny. A winner of countless mystery/crime fiction awards, The Beautiful Mystery treats the reader to monks, Gregorian chants, mystery and murder. "A remarkably courageous—and very beautiful—book that leaps the abyss between faith and despair.” Read it over the summer then participate in Fr. McBrady's book discussion in September.
Happy Anniversary! May marks the anniversary of ordination for many priests in the Archdiocese. Fr. McBrady (left) celebrates 46 years of service (ordained May 12,1971) and Fr. Larry (right) celebrates 33 years (ordained May 19, 1984).
ICSJ School children and parents celebrated a May Crowning Mass, praying to the Blessed Virgin Mary to be a helper and guide. May we, like Mary, listen to the many ways that God is calling us to love and serve one another.
ICSJ was honored to welcome Cardinal Cupich on Sunday, December 11th! After celebrating the 9:30 a.m. Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, he joined parishioners for breakfast in the Parish Hall. For more photos and a video of the complete Mass, click here.
Our friends from our Sharing Parish, Assumption B.V.M,, and their new pastor Fr. Mark Bartosic (center), joined us for Mass and fellowship on November 19th. View more photos from the evening here on our Facebook page.