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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 05/12/16
This Sunday wear red--the color of those enflamed by the love of the Holy Spirit!
A little meditation on the Holy Spirit for you from St. Cyril of ... Read More »
Posted in Current Events on 05/06/16
All are invited to attend the May Crowning of the Blessed Mother on Tuesday evening ... Read More »
Posted in Current Events on 04/29/16
If you missed last Sunday's celebration, you can still see all of the fun. Click ... Read More »
05/25/16 5:30 am
Reading 1 1 Pt 1:18-25
05/24/16 5:30 am
Reading 1 1 Pt 1:10-16
05/23/16 5:30 am
Reading 1 1 Pt 1:3-9
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,Read More
05/25/16 7:49 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis began his weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday by greeting people in sign language.
The message of greeting – which involves raising one’s arms, and then turning your hand with the palms out – was for a pilgrimage group from the National Board for the Deaf, which is based in Florence.Read More
05/25/16 6:54 am
(Vatican Radio) “It is a duty of everyone to protect children, especially those exposed to elevated risk of exploitation, trafficking, and deviant conduct.”
That was the message of Pope Francis for International Missing Children’s Day at his General Audience on Wednesday. Missing Children’s Day was established in the United States by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, four years after the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz in New York City. The date of his disappearance, May 25, was chosen for the annual commemoration. Since 1998 Missing Children’s Day has been commemorated internationally.Read More
05/25/16 6:54 am
(Vatican Radio) At the conclusion of his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis prayed for the victims of terrorist attacks that took place in Syria on Monday.
“I exhort everyone to pray to the merciful Father, to pray to the Madonna, that [God] might give eternal rest to the victims, and consolation to their families,” the Pope said, “and might convert the hearts of those who sow death and destruction.” He then led the crowd in the Hail MaryRead More