Serving the Archdiocese of Chicago in Berkeley-Hillside, IL

First Communion

EUCHARIST (from the Greek word eucharistia, "thankfulness") is the sacrament in which the true Body and Blood of Christ, who is truly and substantially present under the appearance of bread and wine, is received in holy Communion.

Bread and wine

Words of institution: "This is my body... This is my blood."

LUKE 22:19

Please call Laura McThay, our CRE, at the School Office at (773)332-2425 for information.


4940 Washington St.
Hillside, IL 60162
(708) 449-8430
Fax: (708) 449-2009

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00am to 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday Closed