St. Alphonsus is blessed to welcome many visitors each year and we are so glad you are planning to visit our church!
With its soaring central bell tower clad in weathered green copper, St. Alphonsus has been a prominent feature of the six-way intersection of Southport, Lincoln, and Wellington since 1896. The Gothic-Revival interior features a royal blue ceiling with pointed arches and golden ribwork in starburst patterns. Murals, statuary, stained glass and bas-reliefs round out the rich interior.
Visitors are encouraged to join us for Mass on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. (between October through Corpus Christi) to experience the incredible music of the St. Alphonsus Choir. The music ministry of St. Alphonsus is dedicated to excellence in liturgical music. The choir inspirationally leads our worshipers in a variety of hymns, songs, and outstanding choral music.
If you'd like to plan your visit for another time, view our Mass schedule here or contact our parish office to arrange a special visit.
If you have any questions about your upcoming visit to St. Alphonsus, view frequently asked questions below or please contact our parish office at 773-525-0709.
What is the location of the church?
Our church is located at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue, Wellington Avenue, and Southport Avenue. The address of the parish office is 1429 West Wellington Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657. St. Alphonsus is easily accessible from a variety of bus and train stops. Click here to plan your trip to St. Alphonsus using public transit.
Where do I park?
A large parking lot is located on Oakdale Avenue and a smaller lot is located on Southport Avenue. Please note, on Sundays (and eventful days), double-parking occurs in our lot. Street parking and other pay parking options are available throughout the neighborhood. Be sure to read posted street signage.
Is the church handicap accessible?
Yes. You can enter the church via an elevator. From the Oakdale parking lot, head east toward Southport Avenue and enter the last set of double doors on your left.
When is Mass?
Are children welcome at Mass?
Yes! Children are integral to our worship and our life as a congregation, we welcome the joyousness young children bring to the experience of Mass. If you or your child need a brief break from Mass, please feel welcome to participate in Mass from the Narthex.
Would you like to become a member of our parish?
We welcome new parishioners to formally join our parish! Please complete our new parishioner registration form here.
Do you need more information?
Please contact our parish office at 773-525-0709 and our staff will be more than happy to assist you in planning your visit or learning more about our parish.