5300 W 155th Street, Oak Forest Il





St. Damian Church

Updated Covid 19 Protocol at St. Damian

The Archdiocese of Chicago will be following the

Restore Illinois Phase 5 directives beginning Friday, June 11.


Due to newly released guidelines, the information contained in the Parish Email sent 6/9/21 and published in the Parish Bulletin for 6/13/21 is no longer correct.


St. Damian Church will be implementing the following changes 6/11/21.



  • 100% capacity is resumed.
  • Mass Sign Ups are discontinued immediately. The Sign Up currently in use for
     June 12 & 13 is not binding.  There will be no Registration check-in.
  • Proof of vaccination will not be required for attendance at any liturgies.



  • Masks are not required for vaccinated persons.


Social Distancing

  • Social Distancing is not required for vaccinated persons.
    • Social Distancing up to 6 feet is recommended for unvaccinated persons.
  • The section of pews in front of the lectern (ambo) will be reserved for
    vulnerable individuals  desiring six foot distancing.
  • The same section of pews immediately behind the aisle will be reserved for
     unvaccinated persons requiring  three foot distancing.


Hand Sanitizing

  • Hand sanitizer will be made available for use when entering the building.
  • Additional sanitizing is no longer required before receiving the Eucharist.


Other Changes:

  • Holy Water is back!
  • Choirs and congregational singing may resume; worship aids may be used.
  • The Sign of Peace may be restored with prudence.
  • Receiving Holy Communion from the cup remains suspended.
  • The Presentation of the Gifts is back.

For a printable Phase 5 document click here.

Mass Times

All Masses are livestreamed on the St. Damian Facebook Page

Daily Mass
9:00 am: Monday through Friday
No registration required
Saturday 9:00 am open to the public 6/26/21

Sat: 4:30 and 6:00 pm - Changes 6/26/21 to 5:00pm ONLY
Sun: 7:30, 9:30 & 11:30 am

Sat: 3:00 to 4:00 pm in the chapel

Eucharistic Adoration
Wednesdays 9:30am-7:00pm
No registration required

Totus Tuus is Back!

June  20-25, 2021

Grades 1-6  9:00am - 2:30pm, M-F

Grades 7-12  7:00- 9:00pm, Sun - Thurs

Totus Tuus Summer Program is more than a week of camp...

Imagine a week where the love of Jesus grows in your child's heart while having fun!

Find out MORE by clicking here.

Help us provide meals for the 4 Missionaries serving our children by clicking here.

June Food Pantry

Saturday, June 19 at 8:30-9:15AM

Delivery Drivers are Needed!

Sign Up Here: https://signup.com/go/XCfLmAh

Are you in need of food?
Do you know someone who is?

Call 708-802-0484 and leave a message.
A Pantry Team member will return your call.


Made for More

The Made for More event rescheduled for Wednesday, December 2nd was postponed again due to increased COVID 19 restrictions.  The event will be rescheduled when we are able to gather again. Please hold on to your tickets.  Anyone desiring a refund may email a request to [email protected]  Physical tickets must be surrendered in receipt of your refund.  We thank you for your understanding in this challenging time!


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Pastoral Center Hours

Monday - Thursday:  9:00AM - 8:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Closed Noon - 1:00PM for Lunch
Saturday: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: Closed


Map of Parish and School


Welcome to St. Damian, a Roman Catholic faith community located at 5300 W. 155th Street in Oak Forest, Illinois.  Centered on the Eucharist, St. Damian Parish is a family of believers in Jesus Christ who, guided by the Holy Spirit, enthusiastically continue the ministry of Jesus through the sacraments, acts of charity, fellowship, and education.