Welcome to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

A Catholic Community Inviting People to Follow Christ

Les Maîtrise de la Cathédrale du Puy Concert February 19th at 7pm

The choir will present a concert of choral music from French composers from the 17th-2st centuries. The concert is free and open to the public.  

Letter from the Cardinal

Regarding Father Pat Lee

Listening Session & Prayer Service

Wednesday February 20th at 6:30pm in the Church

Young Adult Group Service Day & Meeting

Meet Feb 23rd at 11:40am in front of Church and head out to Lakeview Pantry for the afternoon. Group meeting will be Feb 24th following the 4:30pm Mass in the PMC.

Upcoming Events

Want to get involved? See the Groups page

Prayer Service & Listening Session February 20th

Our Vicar, Bishop Mark Bartosic requests that each parish host a listening session to give parishioners an opportunity to voice concerns they may have regarding the sexual abuse crisis facing our Church. As a parish we will gather for Evening Prayer in church on Wednesday, February 20th at 6:30PM followed by a guided discussion. We also continue to pray for our pastor, Fr. Pat Lee and all victims of sexual abuse in the Church. Any questions, call the Parish Office at (773) 525-0453.

Letter from Archdiocese

Please see the January 12, 2019 letter from the Cardinal to Our Lady of Mount Carmel  regarding Fr. Pat Lee.

Please call the OLMC Parish Office at (773) 525-0453.

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

Saturday 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

Baptisms are generally celebrated after the 11am Mass on Sunday. 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