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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: In the Gospel, Jesus is clearly saying that casual acquaintance with him is not enough; we must be truly committed. In your opinion, what is the difference between “casual acquaintance” and “true commitment?” (Luke 13:22-30)


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.


2950 N. Harbor City Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32935

Phone: 321-254-1595

Current Events

ACTion Nights Return for High School Youth!

ACTion nights are returning on Sunday, August 21, in the Buescher Center after the ... Read More »

Adoration Chapel

Father Eamon talks of spending time with Jesus in adoration in this week's bulletin. ... Read More »

Welcome Back Students for 2016-2017!

We're excited for students and families to begin their first days of classes both ... Read More »

Online Giving

Daily Readings

Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle

Reading 1 Rev 21:9b-14

The angel spoke to me, saying,

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Tuesday of the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 2 Thess 2:1-3a, 14-17

We ask you, brothers and sisters,

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Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Reading 1 2 Thes 1:1-5, 11-12

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy to the Church of the Thessalonians

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From the Vatican

Pope sends Vatican firefighters to quake town of Amatrice

(Vatican Radio) As a concrete sign of his closeness to the victims of Italy’s earthquake, Pope Francis has sent a team of six firefighters from the Vatican City State to Amatrice, the city in central Italy that was worst affected by the quake. A statement from the Holy See’s Press Office said the six firefighters would help Italy’s Civil Protection workers search for survivors still under the rubble and assist those already rescued.

(from Vatican Radio)

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Pope Francis greets World Conference of Secular Institutes

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday during his general audience greeted the participants the General Assembly of the World Conference of Secular Institutes.

A Secular Institutes is an “institute of consecrated life in which the Christian faithful living in the world strive for the perfection of charity and work for the sanctification of the world especially from within.” [CIC 710]

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Pope appeals for peace in Ukraine

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday once again appealed for peace in Ukraine, urging all parties in the conflict, as well as international bodies, to “strengthen the initiatives to resolve the conflict, release the hostages, and respond to the humanitarian emergency.”

The Holy Father assured Ukrainians of his continued prayers for peace.

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