Welcome to 

St. Walter Parish



Welcome, and thank you for visiting the web home of St. Walter Catholic Church. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.

Our Mission


We, the Catholic Community of St. Walter, embrace our call to imitate Jesus Christ. Enlightened by the Catholic tradition, we live this through prayer and worship; stewardship and service.


St. Walter Catholic School is a school in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Serving the parish of St. Walter, the school is located at 11741 S. Western Ave. in Chicago.

Join Us For Mass


Services are held in the Church located on 11741 S. Western Ave Chicago, IL:

Monday through Friday: 7:15 AM 

Wednesdays during the school year, Mass is held at 8:30 AM

Saturday Mass is held at 4:00PM with confessions held beforehand.

Sunday Morning services are at
8:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Any additional services will be announced in our weekly bulletin and on our website.


Prayer Helps

Prayer Helps is a guideline of ways of prayer during the COVID-19 pandemic. It can be found here.

Online Masses from the Archdiocese

Click here to view the Archdiocese of Chicago Youtube page. The Archdiocese has been uploading both weekend and daily Masses from St. James Cathedral and Holy Family Cathedral. Masses are available in English, Spanish, and Polish.

Praying During an Epidemic

Click here to read the prayers

Sacrifice of Praise

Click here to read the weekly Lenten newsletter

A Message From Fr. Jim

Click here to read the latest from Fr. Jim

Phones are open at St. Walter 

If any parishioners would like to speak to a priest during the COVID-19 pandemic, they can call Fr. Jim at (773) 779-1515.


Adoration Chapel Closed Until Further Notice

Due to the new lock down measures by Gov. Pritzker, we are sorry to announce the Adoration Chapel will be closed until further notice. Please contact the rectory at (773) 779-1515.

Masses Cancelled Effective March 14

In accordance with the Archdiocese of Chicago, all Masses at St. Walter will be cancelled effective March 14, 2020. For more information, read here.

St. Walter Online Giving now available!

Please consider giving a one-time donation or setting up a recurring weekly or monthly or annually automatic donations for your Sunday offering using Our Sunday Visitor Online Giving. It is a great option to help you save on checks and helps the parish save on envelope mailing. To donate, click here.

Join the St. Walter Bulletin Email List!
We are pleased to announce you can now receive the St. Walter bulletin weekly in your email inbox! To sign up please go to https://www.stwalterparish.com/bulletin

St. Walter Church is now on Facebook!

The Saint Walter Church Facebook page is up and running! We encourage all of you to join us on Facebook! Our page can be found here.

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St. Walter Church Chicago
11722 S Oakley Ave
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 779-1515