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Welcome to our webpage. We hope you will find the parish information here helpful.  We offer a wide variety of ministries for all age groups which are aimed at helping us to live Jesus’ Great Commandment of Love.  Our mission is to form disciples who will bring Jesus and his message to the people of Melbourne and beyond.

If you are new to the area or have been here for a while and are now seeking a church familyI would love to have the opportunity to meet with you or communicate with you via email. You can also contact Monica Sutton,  Newcomers Ministry and Volunteer Coordinator, at msutton@ascensioncatholic.net.  Visit our website to see the wide variety of ministries and community life that our church family offers.

If you have school-age children, please check out our school webpage: www.ascensioncatholicsch.org

 - Fr. Eamon, Pastor

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do we, like the rich man, sometimes forget God's word about sharing what we have with the poor? (Luke 16:19-31)

Get to know Ascension!

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Mass Times

Saturday Vigil Mass- 4:30 PM
Sunday Masses- 7:30 AM,
9:30 AM (Choir) (Nursery Available),
11:30 AM (Nursery Available)
5:30 PM (Contemporary Music)
Weekday Masses Monday- Friday: 7:25 AM
Saturday: 9:00 AM

Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturday 3:15-4:30 PM,
Wednesday 6:00 PM
or by appointment.

Map

 
2950 N. Harbor City Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32935

Phone: 321-254-1595

Current Events

Altar Server Orientation

On Saturday, September 24, 10-11:30am in the Church, there will be an altar server orientation ... Read More »

Eagle Pride 5K & 1 Miler

You can still sign up for this Saturday's Eagle Pride 5K & 1 Miler! ... Read More »

CRHP Retreats

We pray for the women attending this weekend's Christ Renews His Parish Retreat, that ... Read More »

Online Giving

Daily Readings

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Am 6:1a, 4-7

Thus says the LORD the God of hosts:

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Saturday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Eccl 11:9—12:8

Rejoice, O young man, while you are young

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Memorial of Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest

Reading 1 Eccl 3:1-11

There is an appointed time for everything,

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From the Vatican

Pope offers comfort to friends and relatives of Nice attack victims

Pope Francis on Saturday sought to comfort relatives and close friends of the more than 80 victims of the attack in Nice in July, who were run down by a man driving a truck as they celebrated France's national day. The pope began his solemn address by apologising for not speaking French because he said his was not "bon". Then, shifting to Italian, he urged those who were "attacked by the demon" to respond with "forgiveness, love and respect for your neighbour" rather than giving in to the temptation to react with hate and violence. Among the some 1,000 people who attended the ceremony were members of Nice's Jewish community and a local Muslim imam. "It makes me happy to see that inter-religious relations are very vibrant among you, and this cannot but soothe the wounds left by this dramatic event," Francis said. Islamic State (IS) militants claimed responsibility for the July 14 Nice attack. Less than two weeks later, IS militants killed an elderly French priest, Father Jacques Hamel, in his church, prompting the pope to declare the "the world is at war". But the pope also insisted the war was not a religious one, and that it was wrong to "identify Islam with violence", suggesting instead that the lack of economic opportunities for young people in Europe was one of the causes of terrorism. After speaking briefly, the pope descended from the pulpit and spent more than 45 minutes meeting those who attended the ceremony, many of whom were in tears.

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Pope meets with Hospital Sisters of Mercy

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Saturday held an audience with the “Hospital Sisters of Mercy,” and encouraged them in their mission despite challenges posed by secular culture.

Listen to Ann Schneible’s report:

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Card. Toppo will be special Papal envoy to the XI Plenary Assembly of the FABC

(Vatican Radio) The Holy Father has appointed the Card. Telesphore Placidus Toppo, Archbishop of Ranchi (India), as his special envoy to the XI Plenary Assembly of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC), to be held in Colombo (Sri Lanka) from November 28 to December 4, 2016.

The Plenary Assembly is the supreme body of the FABC, where all committees and officers are answerable to it. The Plenary Assembly meets in ordinary session every four years. Membership of the Plenary Assembly comprise of all presidents of member conferences or their officially designated episcopal alternates and bishop-delegates elected by member conferences.

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