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 01/29/16
We look forward to celebrating Catholic Schools Week beginning with students and families participating ... Read More »
Posted in Current Events on 01/07/16
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Posted in Current Events on 01/06/16
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02/05/16 4:30 am
Reading 1 Sir 47:2-11
Like the choice fat of the sacred offerings,Read More
02/04/16 4:30 am
Reading 1 1 Kgs 2:1-4, 10-12
When the time of David’s death drew near,Read More
02/03/16 4:30 am
Reading 1 2 Sm 24:2, 9-17
King David said to Joab and the leaders of the army who were with him,Read More
02/05/16 1:36 pm
(Vatican Radio) The historic meeting of Pope Francis with Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church has a special significance during this Jubilee year of mercy. That’s the view of Dominican Fr Hyacinthe Destivelle who is in charge of relations with the Slavic Orthodox Churches at the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
The Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church announced on Friday that the Pope and the Patriarch will meet for the first time in Cuba on February 12th. A statement released jointly in Moscow and in Rome said the meeting will mark “an important stage in relations” between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches and a “sign of hope for all people of good will”.Read More
02/05/16 12:47 pm
(Vatican Radio) The relics of St. Pius of Pietralcina – Padre Pio, as he is popularly known around the world – and St. Leopold Mandic, made their way on Friday afternoon from the Church of San Salvatore in Lauro to St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.
The relics of the two great saints – both of whom were Capuchin Franciscan friars and priests who were renowned as confessors – have come to Rome by the desire of Pope Francis in connection with the Jubilee Year of Mercy, as part of efforts to renew, rekindle and strengthen interest in and love for the Sacrament of Penance or Reconciliation.Read More
02/05/16 12:33 pm
(Vatican Radio) The Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church announced on Friday that Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill will hold a historic first encounter in Cuba on February 12th. A statement released jointly in Moscow and in Rome said the meeting will mark “an important stage in relations” between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches and a “sign of hope for all people of good will”.
Philippa Hitchen reports:Read More