Welcome to our web page. 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 family, I 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 email@example.com. 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
Posted in Current Events on 04/29/16
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Posted in Current Events on 04/25/16
From Fr. Eamon's: "Recently, Pope Francis released his long awaited Apostolic Exhortation on Marriage ... Read More »
Posted in Current Events on 04/13/16
We are happy to celebrate with our first communicants and their families during the ... Read More »
05/04/16 5:30 am
Reading 1 Acts 17:15, 22—18:1
After Paul’s escorts had taken him to Athens,Read More
05/03/16 5:30 am
Reading 1 1 Cor 15:1-8
I am reminding you, brothers and sisters,Read More
05/02/16 5:30 am
Reading 1 Acts 16:11-15
We set sail from Troas, making a straight run for Samothrace,Read More
05/04/16 8:18 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis says God loves each and every one of us, He is totally extraneous to the “throwaway culture” of today and like the good shepherd he does not want a single person to be lost.
Speaking on Wednesday at the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis for this Holy Year of Mercy reflecting on the parable of the Good Shepherd.Read More
05/04/16 7:54 am
(Vatican Radio) Ahead of his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis met with participants of a meeting between the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies of Amman and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. The Fourth meeting between the two institutions had for its main topic the theme: "Shared values in social and political life: citizens and believers."
Listen to Christopher Wells' report:Read More
05/03/16 9:12 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis lamented on Tuesday that there are many following Christianity in a confused way, forgetting that Jesus is the only true path. He said these include the motionless or 'mummified' Christians, the vagabond and stubborn Christians and the Christians who stop half way along their journey. The Pope was speaking during his homily at morning Mass celebrated in the Santa Marta residence.
Taking his inspiration from the gospel reading where Jesus tells the Apostles that “I am the way,” Pope Francis reflected on the need for Christians to consistently follow Jesus and not get waylaid or blocked on their journey of faith. He said there are many different types of Christians who are following Jesus in a confused manner like the mummified Christian, the vagabond Christian, the stubborn Christian and the half way Christian.Read More