Parish Location – Two Sites


The parish covers parts of Chicago, all of Elmwood Park and all of River Grove, Illinois. St. Cyprian Church in River Grove and St. Celestine Church in Elmwood Park are open as worship sites. The parish office is at the Pastoral Center, 3020 North 76th Court in Elmwood Park, Illinois 60707. There is an office at St. Cyprian in the Rectory, 2601 North Clinton Street, River Grove, Illinois 60171.

St. Cyprian Church is located at 2601 North Clinton Street south of Grand. You can enter the church from Clinton or through the parking lot on the side. St. Celestine Church is located at the corner of Wellington and 76th Court in Elmwood Park. There are two entrances, one on the 76th Court side, and one on the Wellington side.

The parish school is St. Celestine School, 3017 North 77th Avenue, Elmwood Park, Illinois 60707. It is located north of Wellington Avenue on 77th Avenue.

Parish Office Hours – Two Sites


St. Celestine Pastoral Center Hours  (Sep 1 – May 31)
Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 8 PM
Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM
(closed from 12 Noon to 12:30 PM)
Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
(Alvernia Food Pantry Open – Most Thursdays)

Summer Hours (Jun 1 – Aug 31)
Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM (closed from 12 Noon to 12:30 PM)
Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

St. Cyprian Rectory Hours (Sep 1 – Jun 30)
Sunday through Tuesday from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Wednesday from 4 PM to 8 PM
Thursday through Saturday from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
(St. Cyprian Food Pantry Open – 3rd Saturday)

Summer Hours (Jul 1 – Aug 31)
Sunday through Tuesday from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Wednesday from 4 PM to 8 PM
Thursday and Friday from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Saturday – Closed

Parish Clergy


Operations Director


Music Ministry


  • Craig Kamptner, Director of Music Ministry
    708-453-2555 ext. 16 – ckamptner@stcelestineschool.org
    Call Craig with questions about music for the parish.

Religious Education


  • Ruthanne Swiatkowski, Director of Religious Education
    708–452–0150 – rswiatkowski@stguerinparish.org
    Contact Ruthanne with questions about sacraments and religious education at St. Celestine, and for adults interested in RCIA.
  • Mary Morvay, Coordinator of Religious Education
    708–453–5719 – mmorvay@stguerinparish.org
    Contact Mary with questions about sacraments and religious education at St. Cyprian.
  • Mary Murphy, Coordinator of Religious Education for Special Needs
    708-453-2555 – murphyme2000@yahoo.com
    Please email Mary or leave a phone message if you would like your child or adult with special needs to participate in religious education at St. Celestine.

Parish Receptionists


Financial Bookkeeper


Administrative Assistant


Maintenance


Ministry of Care


  • Lois DeFelice, Ministry to the Homebound, Hospitals and Nursing Homes
    708-453-2555 – loisdefelice@gmail.com
    Email Lois or call the Pastoral Center to leave a message for all requests about hospital and homebound visits.

Youth Ministry


Director of Evangelization


Bulletin Editor


  • Kim Hagerty
    khagerty@stguerinparish.org
    Send info in Word with jpgs or pdfs to Kim by noon on the Friday nine days before the bulletin date that you would like the information to appear. Items will be used as space permits.

St. Celestine School Staff


Website – stcelestineschool.org
Over 80 years of Catholic Education, 3 year old PreSchool through 8th grade
3017 North 77th Avenue, Elmwood Park, Illinois 60707
Phone: 708-453-8234 – Fax: 708-452-0237

Google Map – Directions


ST. CELESTINE – The church is located at the corner of Wellington and 76th Court in Elmwood Park. There are two entrances, one on the 76th Court side, and one on the Wellington side.

Please see the map below. To find directions from any location to St. Celestine Church, CLICK HERE and open our Google Map in full screen and click on the “directions” button.

ST. CYPRIAN – The church is located at 2561 North Clinton Street, south of Grand Avenue in River Grove, Illinois. There are two entrances, one off of Clinton Street and one through the north side of the church off the parking lot.

Please see the map below. To find directions from any location to St. Cyprian Church, CLICK HERE and open our Google Map in full screen and click on the “directions” button.