Welcome to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

A Catholic Community Inviting People to Follow Christ

Upcoming Events

Want to get involved? See the Groups page

The Papal Choir First-Ever U.S. National Tour Including OLMC Morning Choir Saturday July 21, 2018

We are thrilled to be a part of this historic event. To find out more, see the Events page. And, of course, the more the merrier. Spread the word!

Memorial Day Weekend Blood Drive

Blood donors of all types are needed every day. One donation can help save 3 lives. Heartland Blood Centers is hosting a blood drive at our parish on Sunday, May 27th in Casey Hall (728 W. Belmont) from 9AM to 1PM. Please consider donating. Schedule an appointment by contacting Deacon Richard Johnson  312-860-1210, or online at www.heartlandbc.org. Walk-ins are welcome!

Regular Mass Schedule

doors open one-half hour before services

Weekday Eucharist

Monday – Friday 7:00am


Saturday 8:15am

weekday masses are celebrated in Eden Chapel located on the west side of the church building

Weekend Eucharist

Saturday 4:30pm
Sunday 8:00am




Archdiocesan Gay and Lesbian Outreach Sunday


Sacrament of Penance


3:30 – 4:15pm
or appointment by calling (773) 525-0453


New to the Parish or not yet registered?

We invite you to register in the parish by stopping by the Parish Ministry Center (708 W Belmont, building west of the church) during weekday office hours (M-Thur 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-5pm) or visit the Parish Registration page.

Sacrament of Baptism

This sacrament is generally celebrated on the first four Sundays of the month. A parent baptism preparation session is required prior to the Baptism and takes place the last Monday of each month. Please call the parish office at (773) 525-0453 to sign up for the preparation.

Sacrament of Matrimony

Please call the parish office at least one year in advance to make arrangements at (773) 525-0453.

Mission Statement

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish is a diverse Catholic community of faith in East Lakeview. In union with the local and universal Church, we seek to glorify God by responding to the Gospel and promoting the human person through the celebration of the Eucharist, religious education and formation, and service programs. We care for and empower people to grow as individuals and as a community in the life and love of Jesus Christ.

Pastoral Staff


Rev. Patrick J. Lee


Associate Pastor

Rev. Phillip F. Cioffi, Orat.


Pastor Emeritus

Rev. Thomas I. Healy

Resident & Assistant

Rev. Jackson Colon


Edmund Gronkiewicz


Thomas Lambert



Richard Johnson



Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy

Mr. Shane Staszcuk


Religious Education

Razia Khokhar


Liturgy Director

Stephen Palanca


Music Director

Paul French



Kelly Dobbs-Mickus

Business Manager

Anastasia Gomez-Vazquez


Admin Assistant

Denise Wagner


Evening Reception

Robert Kosticak