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St. Luke Church

708-771-8250 (ph)

708-771-8809 (fax)

528 Lathrop Ave

River Forest, IL 60305-1835


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St. Luke Parish School
The New School Year
Started on August 20th

Welcome back,

Students and Teachers!


St. Luke Parish School is looking for
pre-school through 8th Grade substitute teachers.
Experience as a classroom teacher or substitute is preferred.

To apply, contact
Asst. Principal Maryanne Polega:


Register Your Children Now for the
2014-2015 Session of Religious Education

Students in classroom.Families are encouraged to register their students in Kindergarten-8th Grade now for the upcoming 2014-2015 Religious Education classes.


Parents can find more information and download the registration form here and return the form by mail or directly at the parish Religious Education Office or Rectory. A $50 book/materials fee per child must accompany your registration.


Please note that the Archdiocese of Chicago requires children to complete two years of formation in a parochial school or religious education program (1st and 2nd grades) before they receive their first sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist. Likewise, children preparing for Confirmation must also complete two years of formation (7th and 8th grades) in a Catholic school or religious education before receiving that sacrament.


Questions? Please contact Sister Colleen Nolan, OP by email or by calling 771-5959.


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All Are Welcome!

St. Luke Parish in River Forest has been a home for Catholic faith, worship and discipleship since 1887. Called by God and led by the Holy Spirit, we are a community gathered around the Eucharist, nourished by Jesus' Word and Sacrament. We are committed to life-long faith formation and building God's Kingdom through our living of the Gospel in prayer and service. All are welcome to join us in our mission to educate, celebrate and inspire.


Weekend Mass Times

Saturday Vigil 5:00 pm

Sunday 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 am, and 12 noon


Weekday Mass Times
Monday-Friday: 6:30 and 8:00 am
Saturday: 8:00 am
Holy Days
available after 6:30 and 8:00 am weekday Mass and by appointment


Open doors to the churchIf you are new to our church or just visiting, you are always welcome to join us any time. Please stop and introduce yourself!


We are happy to have you share with us at the celebration of the Eucharist. If you do not have a church home, we invite you to become a part of our parish family. Our church is open to anyone looking for a spiritual home.


To register as a parishioner, please call the rectory at 708-771-8250 on any weekday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. We look forward to hearing from you!






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Save the Date!

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Food, fun and music
for the whole family!

Picnic food



Men's golfer outing

Sign up now for the St. Luke Men's Club Annual Golf Outing, which will start at 1:00 pm Friday, September 19, at the Maple Meadows Golf Club in Wood Dale. The fee for the entire day and evening of golf, beverages, dinner and raffle tickets is $160. Or just come for the evening reception.dinner for $35. For more info, contact Charlie Smith at 708-267-4855 or

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Directions:  St. Luke Church is located at 7600 W. Lake Street in River Forest, Illlinois (two lights west of Harlem Avenue at the corner of Lake Street and Lathrop Avenue.)  For directions from click here.

Convenient parking is available on Lake Street, Lathrop Avenue, Ashland Avenue, and in the school parking lot which is located 1/2 block north of Lake Street on Ashland Avenue.

We are also easily accessible by public transportation via the Green Line or the Union Pacific West Metra Line.


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