Mass of Reconciliation
We invite all who are affected by the criminal justice system as well as those who wish to offer their supportive presence Saturdays at 5 p.m. for a Mass of Reconciliation for detainees, their families, and victims of crime.
Assumption BVM Church
2434 South California Avenue
Church opens at 4 p.m. for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and quiet prayer.
The Mass on August 3 will be held in La Villita Park outside Cook County Jail, on the baseball field located at 3065 S. Albany.
Join us for a potluck meal after Mass on the first Saturday of each month.
Mass in the Park Outside Cook County Jail
Let’s extend the walls of our Church as close as we can come to the men and women detained in Cook County Jail. During the months of summer, Kolbe House will hold its regular First Saturday Mass of Reconciliation & Fellowship on the baseball field at La Villita Park, just a few steps from Cook County Jail and within sight of the West-facing cells in several divisions. 5 p.m.
June 1, July 6, and August 3, 2019
La Villita Park Baseball Field
Parking entrance on 3037 South Albany Avenue
All are welcome! Adults, children, families affected by incarceration, formerly incarcerated individuals, and those wishing to express solidarity and support. Mass will be celebrated at 5:00 p.m., followed by potluck picnic meal. A limited number of chairs will be provided. Please bring your own lawn chair if you are able.