Chicago CLOSED PARISHES

St. Agnes (Pershing Rd.): 1878-1991; records at Archives

All Saints (Wallace St.): 1875-1968, Irish; records at All Saints/St. Anthony (28th Pl.)

All Saints (State St.): 1906-1989, Lithuanian; records at Archives

St. Ambrose (117th St.): 1886; 1887, named changed to St. Louis de France (117th St.); records at Archives

St. Andrew Mission (Wadsworth): 1850-1949; renamed St. Patrick (Wadsworth); records at St. Patrick (Wadsworth)

St. Ann (Chicago Heights): 1906-1990, German; records at Archives

St. Anne (Garfield Blvd.): 1869-1971, Irish; 1865, mission status; records at Archives

St. Anne (Richton): 1850-1949, German; a.k.a. St. Anne Mission Chapel (Richton); records at St. Liborius (Steger)

St. Anne (Waukegan): 1841; 1843, renamed St. Mary (Waukegan); 1864, became Immaculate Conception (Waukegan); records at Immaculate Conception (Waukegan)

St. Anne Mission Chapel (Richton): see St. Anne (Richton)

Annunciation of the B.V.M. (Waubansia Ave.): 1866-1978; records at Archives

St. Anthony of Padua (24th Pl.): 1873-1968; records at All Saints/St. Anthony (28th Pl.)

Ascension (Harvey): 1895-1985; records at Ascension/St. Susanna (Harvey)

Ascension of Our Lord (Evanston): 1912-1990, Polish; records at Archives

Assumption (Marshfield Ave.): 1901-1990, Croatian; records at Archives

Assumption of the B.V.M. (123rd St.): 1903-1990, Polish; records at Archives

St. Attracta (Cicero): 1902-1987; records at Archives

St. Attracta/St. Valentine (Cicero): 1987-1990; records at Archives

St. Augustine (Laflin St.): 1881-1990, German; records at Archives

St. Bartholomew (Waukegan): 1896-1991, Lithuanian; renamed Sts. Joseph and Bartholonew; 1996, renamed Holy Family; records at Holy Family (Waukegan)

St. Basil (Garfield Blvd.): 1904-1990, basically Irish and German; records at St. Basil/Visitation

St. Bernard (65th St.): 1887-1989, predominantly Irish; records at Archives

St. Boniface (Noble St.): 1864-1990, German, Poles joined after 1873; 1862, mission status, it was called "The Little White School House"; records at Archives

St. Brendan (Racine Ave.): 1891-1989, Irish; 1889, began as mission of St. Bernard (66th St. and Stewart Ave.); records at Archives

St. Bridget (Archer Ave.): 1850-1990, Irish; 1847, mission status; 1850 considered to be founding date of parish but all sacramental records were kept by St. Patrick's for the next four years; records at Archives

San Callisto Mission (Lexington St.): 1936-1940; renamed St. Francis Xavier Cabrini; records at Archives

St. Callistus (Bowler St.): 1919-1994; Italian; 1936, pastor opened San Callisto Center at 729 S. Oakley, mission later reorganized as Mother Cabrini Church in 1940, see St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (Lexington St.); 1936, established branch parish in hall at 900 S. Sacramento Blvd.; 1994, reduced to status of oratory; records at Notre Dame de Chicago (Harrison St.)

St. Carthage (73rd St.): 1919-1989; predominantly Irish with a few African American families; records at Archives

St. Casimir (Whipple St.): 1890-1990, Polish; records at Our Lady of Tepeyac (Whipple)

St. Casimir (Chicago Heights): 1911-1987, Lithuanian; records at Archives

St. Catherine of Genoa (118th St.): 1893-1990; Irish; records at Archives

St. Catherine of Siena (Oak Park): 1899-1974; records at St. Catherine/St. Lucy (Oak Park)

St. Cecelia (Wells St.): 1885-1971, Irish; records at Archives

St. Charles Borromeo (Hoyne Ave.): 1885-1968; records at Archives

St. Charles Lwanga (Garfield Blvd.): 1971-1990, African American; records at Archives

St. Clara (Woodlawn Ave.): 1894-1969, German; records at Archives

St. Clara/St. Cyril (Woodlawn Ave.): 1969-1990; served African American;families; records at Archives

St. Columbkille (Paulina Ave.): 1859-1975; records at Archives

St. Cyril (Dante Ave.): 1904-1969; records at Archives

Sts. Cyril and Methodius (Hermitage Ave.): 1891-1990, Bohemian; records at Archives

Sts. Cyril and Methodius (Walton St.): 1915-1987; Slovak; records at Archives

St. David (Union St.): 1905-1995; founding members were predominantly Irish but other nationalities were welcomed; records at All Saints-St. Anthony (28th Pl.)

St. Dionysius (Cicero): 1892-1990, German; 1889, mission status; records at Archives

St. Dominic (Locust St.): 1904-1990; 1904, majority were Irish; records at Archives

St. Emeric (Washtenaw Ave.): 1934, Hungarian; 1938, renamed St. Stephen King of Hungary; records at St. Stephen King of Hungary (Augusta Blvd.)

St. Finbarr (14th St.): 1900-1969; records at Archives

St. Florian Mission (52nd St.): 1918-1921, Polish; renamed St. Camillus; records at St. Camillus (Lockwood Ave.)

Ford City Catholic Center (Cicero Ave.): 1969-1989; experimental parish; records at Archives

St. Frances Cabrini (Lexington St.): see St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (Lexington St.)

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (Lexington St.): 1940-1987; Italian; 1936, San Callisto Mission founded; 1940, mission reorganized as parish, Mother Cabrini; 1946, renamed St. Frances Xavier Cabrini; records at Archives

St. Francis of Assisi (Kostner Ave.): 1909-1990, Polish; records at St. Francis of Assisi-Our Lady of the Angels (Iowa St.)

St. Francis of Assisi (Roosevelt Ave.): 1853-1994; 1996, reopened

St. Francis de Paula (Dobson Ave.): 1911-1991, Italian and English; records at Archives

St. Francis Xavier (Nelson Ave.): 1888-1991, German; records at Resurrection (Francisco St.)

St. George (Wentworth Ave.): 1884-1969, German; records at Archives

St. George (Lituanica Ave.): 1884-1990, Lithuanian; records at Archives

St. Hedwig Mission Church (Washtenaw Ave.): 1939-1990, to serve elderly of St. Hedwig parish; records at St. John Berchmans (Logan Blvd.)

Holy Cross (65th St.): 1891-1990; records at Archives

Holy Cross (46th St.): 1904-1983, Lithuanian; records at Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary (Wood St.)

Holy Family (May St.): 1857-1994; 1996, reopened

Holy Family (North Chicago): 1902-1991; 1901, mission status; records at Archives

Holy Ghost (Adams St.): 1896-1941, German; records at Archives

Holy Guardian Angel (Arthington St.): 1899-1963, Italian; records at Archives

Holy Rosary (108th St.): 1907-1973, Slovak; records at Archives

Holy Rosary (North Chicago): 1904-1991, Polish; records at Archives

Holy Trinity (Wolcott Ave.): 1885-1990, German; a.k.a. Holy Trinity at the Medical Center; records at Archives

St. Hyacinth Mission (Spaulding Ave.): 1944-1956; records at St. Hyacinth (Wolfram Ave.)

Immaculate Conception (Aberdeen St.): 1883-1990, German; records at Archives

Immaculate Conception (Buffalo Grove): 1869, German; 1852, mission status; renamed St. Mary; records at St. Mary (Buffalo Grove)

Immaculate Heart of Mary Vicariate (Ashland Ave.): 1947-1983, Mexican;

1941-1945, known as Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel; records at Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary (Wood St.)

St. James (Fremont Center, now Mundelein): 1864-1892; listed as St. Mary in Catholic directories from 1876-1889; renamed St. Mary; records at St. Mary (Mundelein)

St. James (Arlington Heights): 1902; pre-1880, mission status; 1880, mission church moved to Des Plaines and named St. Mary (Des Plaines), later St. James started

St. James (Strassburg or New Strassburg): 1842, German and Alsace; nucleus of the present St. James Parish (Sauk Village); records for the country church were at St. Ann (Chicago Heights), location now unknown

St. Jarlath (Jackson Blvd.): 1869-1969; records at Archives

St. Jean Baptiste (33rd Pl. and Wood St.): 1882-1892; French; a.k.a. Old St. John the Baptist; records at Archives

St. John (18th St.): 1859-1962; a.k.a Old St. John's; records at Archives

St. John the Baptist (50th Pl.): 1882-1989, French; records at Archives

St. John the Baptist (33rd Pl. and Wood St.): see St. Jean Baptiste (33rd Pl. and Wood St.)

St. John the Baptist (Burley Ave.): 1903-1993, Slovak; a.k.a. St. John the Baptist Slovak; records at Archives

St. John the Baptist Slovak (Burley Ave.): see St. John the Baptist (Burley Ave.)

St. John Chrysostom (Bellwood): 1962-1988; records at Archives

St. John of God (52nd St.): 1906-1992, Polish; records at Archives

St. John Nepomucene (Lowe Ave.): 1871-1990, Bohemian; records at Archives

St. Joseph (38th Pl.): see St. Joseph and St. Anne

St. Joseph (Saginaw St.): 1900-1986, Lithuanians; records at Archives

St. Joseph (17th Pl.): 1906-1968, Slovak, Bohemian; records at Archives

St. Joseph (Chicago Heights): 1905-1990, Polish; 1903, mission status; records at Archives

St. Joseph (Waukegan): 1870-1991, German; prior mission status; renamed Sts. Joseph and Bartholomew; 1996, renamed Holy Family; records at Holy Family (Waukegan)

Sts. Joseph and Bartholomew (Waukegan): 1991; 1996, renamed Holy Family (Waukegan)

St. Joseph and St. Anne (38th Pl.): 1889-1991, French; a.k.a. St. Joseph; records at Our Lady of Fatima (38th Pl.), first register at Archives

St. Joseph Mission (13th St.): 1933-1950's, African American and, for a short time, Latino; records at Archives

St. Justin Martyr (71st St.): 1916-1989; records at Archives

Little Flower (Wood St.): see St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Wood St.)

St. Louis (Polk St.): 1850-1871, French, French Canadians; 1860's, became Irish; 1871, destroyed by Chicago Fire; records at Archives

St. Louis de France (117th St.): 1886-1973, French; 1887, changed name from St. Ambrose; 1900, mostly Canadian French, then Irish and German; records at Archives

Santa Lucia Mission (Wells St.): 1943-1963, Italian; records are at Santa Lucia- Santa Maria Incoronata (Wells St.)

St. Lucy (Mayfield Ave.): 1911-1974; records at St. Catherine of Siena/St. Lucy (Austin Blvd.)

St. Ludmilla (Albany Ave.): 1891-1990, Bohemian; records at Our Lady of Tepeyac (Whipple St.)

San Marcello Mission (Rees St., now Evergreen Ave.): 1927-1974, Italian; mission of St. Philip Benizi (Oak St.); records at Immaculate Conception (North Park Ave.)

Santa Maria Incoronata (Alexander St.): 1901-1963, Italian, now Chinese; 1897, mission status; records at Santa Lucia/Santa Maria Incoronata (Wells St.)

St. Martin (Princeton St.): 1886-1989, German; records at Archives

St. Mary (Lemont): 1840-1880; renamed St. Patrick (Lemont); records at St. Patrick (Lemont)

St. Mary (Seeley St.): 1905-1996, Hungarians and Czechs; Greek Ruthenian,

Ruthenian (Carpatho-Rusin) Byzantine Rite; records at Eparch of Parma

(Parma OH)

St. Mary (Fremont Center, now Mundelein): name of church was St. James, 1864-1892; listed as St. Mary in Catholic directories from 1876-1889;; 1892, renamed St. Mary; records at St. Mary (Mundelein)

St. Mary (Waukegan): 1841-1843; 1843, renamed St. Anne; 1864, renamed Immaculate Conception (Waukegan); records at Immaculate Conception (Waukegan)

St. Mary of the Lake Mission (Ingleside): 1870-1928; renamed St. Bede; records at St. Bede (Ingleside)

St. Mary of Mt. Carmel (Hermitage St.): 1891-1976, Italian; records at Archives

St. Mary of the Woods (Highland Park): 1846-1916; renamed Immaculate Conception; records at Immaculate Conception (Highland Park)

St. Matthew (Walnut St.): 1892-1974; records at Archives

St. Mel (Washington Blvd.): 1896-1941, Italian and Irish; 1878, established as St. Philip Benizi Mission (Maypole St.); 1888, became St. Philip Benizi Church; 1896, renamed St. Mel; records go back to 1876; records at Archives

St. Mel/Holy Ghost (Washington Blvd.): 1941-1988; records at Archives

St. Michael (Waubansia St.): 1903-1970, Lithuanian; records at Archives

St. Michael the Archangel (Bellwood): 1924, Polish, mission status from Servite Monastery in Hillside; 1930, renamed St. Simeon; records at St. Simeon (Bellwood)

Misericordia Hospital (47th Street): records listed in books of St. Agnes (Pershing Rd.), not a complete listing; records at Archives

Mission of the Holy Ghost (Northbrook): 1894-1914; renamed St. Norbert; records at St. Norbert (Northbrook)

St. Monica (36th St.): 1893-1924, African American; origins date back to the 1880's; records, 1889-1924, at Archives

Mother Cabrini (Lexington Ave.): see St. Francis Xavier Cabrini (Lexington Ave.)

Mother of God (Waukegan): 1903-1991, Austro-Hungarian, Slovenes, Croatians, and Slovaks; records at Archives

St. Nicholas (State St.): 1890-1973, German; in the early years, Dutch; records at Archives

Old St. John the Baptist (33rd Pl. and Wood St.): see St. Jean Baptiste (33rd Pl. and Wood St.)

Old St. John's (18th St.): see St. John (18th St.)

Old St. Stephen's (Ohio St.): see St. Stephen (Ohio St.)

Our Lady of the Angels (Iowa St.): 1894-1990; records are at St. Francis of Assisi-Our Lady of the Angels (Kostner Ave.)

Our Lady of the Cross Mission (Chase St.): 1948-1987; records at St. Margaret Mary (Chase St.)

Our Lady of Fatima Mission (Christiana Ave.): 1944-1990, Polish; records at St. Hyacinth (Wolfram St.)

Our Lady of the Garden (Langley Ave.): 1952-1993, African-American; 1946, mission named Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Mission, run by Holy Name of Mary (Loomis St.) until 1949, then by St. Anselm (Michigan Ave.); records at St. Mary of the Assumption (137th St.)

Our Lady of Good Counsel (Western Ave.)): 1889-1989, Bohemian; records at Archives

Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel (Ashland Ave.): 1941-1945; 1947, renamed Immaculate Heart of Mary Vicariate (Ashland Ave.), until 1983; records at Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary (Wood St.)

Our Lady of Hungary (93rd St.): 1904-1987, Hungarian; records at Archives

Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Mission (Langley Ave.): see Our Lady of the Gardens (Langley Ave.)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Vicariate (13th St.): 1898-1979, German; records at Archives

Our Lady of Pompeii (Lexington Ave.): 1910-1994; Italian; 1994, reduced to shrine status; records assumed at Our Lady of Pompeii

Our Lady of Pompeii (Chicago Heights): 1905-1990; name changed to St. Rocco at early date; records at St. Kieran (Chicago Heights)

Our Lady of Solace (Sangamon St.): 1916-1988; records at Archives

Our Lady of Vilna (23rd St.): 1904-1987, Lithuanian; records at Archives

St. Patrick (Commercial St.): 1857-1986; records at Archives

St. Paul (12th St.): 1866-1871; records destroyed in Chicago Fire

Sts. Peter and Paul (Exchange St.): 1882-1986, German; records at Archives

Sts. Peter and Paul (Central Park Ave.): 1905-?, mainly Croatians; Greek Ruthenian; Byzantine Church of Ruthenian Rite; closed, records are at St. Nicholas (Byzantine Rite) in Munster IN

Sts. Peter and Paul (Libertyville): 1885-1905; 1905, renamed St. Joseph (Libertyville); 1885-1895, mission status; records at St. Joseph (Libertyville)

St. Philip Benizi (Oak St.): 1904-1965, Italian; records at Archives

St. Philip Benizi (Maypole St.): 1878-1896; renamed St. Mel (Washington Blvd.); records go back to 1876; records at Archives

St. Raphael (Laflin St.): 1901-1989, German; records at Archives

Resurrection (Jackson Blvd.): 1909-1988; records at Archives

St. Rocco (Chicago Heights): 1905-1990, Italian; originally named Our Lady of Pompeii; records at Archives

St. Rose of Lima (48th St.): 1881-1990; records at Archives

Sacred Heart (19th St.): 1872-1959; 1865-1873, known as St. Stanislaus; records at Archives

Sacred Heart (May St.); 1894-1989, German; records at Archives

Sacred Heart (Honore St.): 1910-1990, Polish; a.k.a. Sacred Heart of Jesus; records at Archives

Sacred Heart (Church St.): 1903-1979, French; reduced to mission of Holy Name of Mary; a.k.a. Sacred Heart Mission; records at Sacred Heart Mission (Church St.)

Sacred Heart (Oakley Blvd.): 1911-1990, Slovak; records at Archives

Sacred Heart Mission House (Avers Ave.): 1934; Polish; Polish Jesuit house performed baptisms, these are listed in the books of St. Valentine (Cicero); records at Archives

St. Salomea (Indiana St.): 1898-1990, Polish; records at Archives

St. Sebastian (Dayton St.): 1912-1990; records at Archives

St. Stanislaus (19th St.): 1865; 1873, renamed Sacred Heart (19th St.); records at Archives

St. Stephen (Ohio St.): 1869-1952; a.k.a. Old St. Stephen's; records at Archives

St. Susanna (Harvey): 1927-1985; records at Ascension/St. Susanna (Harvey)

Santa Teresita Vicariate (Palatine): 1961, Spanish; occupies the former Church of St. Theresa (Palatine); 1997, reduced to mission status; 1997, renamed Mision Juan Diego (Palatine)

St. Theodore (Paulina St.): 1916-1976; records at Archives

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Wood St.): 1925-1993; a.k.a. Little Flower; records at Archives

St. Thomas Aquinas (Washington Blvd.): 1909-1988; records at Archives

St. Thomas Mission (River Forest): 1865-1887; renamed St. Luke (River Forest); records at St. Luke (River Forest)

St. Valentine (Cicero): 1911-1987, Polish; records at Archives

St. Veronica (Whipple St.): 1904-1991; records at Resurrection (Francisco St.)

Visitation (Garfield Blvd.): 1886-1990; records are at St. Basil-Visitation (Garfield Blvd.)

St. Vitus (Paulina St.): 1888-1990, Bohemian; records at St. Adalbert (17th St.)

St. Wenceslaus (DeKoven St.): 1863-1955, Bohemian; records at Archives

St. Willibrord (114th St.): 1900-1988, Hollandish; records at Archives

Composed August 24, 1999

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