• VBS 2017 Maker Fun Factory
  • VBS 2017 Maker Fun Factory
  • VBS 2017 Maker Fun Factory
  • VBS 2017 Maker Fun Factory
  • Congratulations on 25 years as a priest Father BK!
  • Easter Vigil 2017
  • Easter Vigil 2017
  • Easter Vigil 2017
  • Easter Vigil 2017
  • Holy Thursday 2017
  • Good Friday 2017
  • Good Friday 2017
  • Confirmation - October 23, 2016
  • Confirmation - October 23, 2016
  • Confirmation - October 23, 2016
  • Easter Vigil 2016
  • Easter Vigil 2016
  • First Communion 2016

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


Discipleship Tools - Growing as Christ's followers
QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Fr. Tom Green, S.J., says that God can use our sins (weeds) as well as our virtues to draw us closer to him.  What do you think about that? (Matthew 13:24-43)
Commentaries on the Sunday Reading

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

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Daily Readings

Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Ex 19:1-2, 9-11, 16-20bIn the third month after their departure from the land of Egypt,

on its first day, the children of Israel came to the desert of Sinai.

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Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Reading 1 Ex 16:1-5, 9-15The children of Israel set out from Elim,

and came into the desert of Sin,

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Feast of Saint James, Apostle

Reading 1 2 Cor 4:7-15Brothers and sisters:

We hold this treasure in earthen vessels,

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From the Vatican

Philippines preparing for 7th Asian Youth Day ‎

(Vatican Radio) The biggest event of the Asian Catholic Church this year, is taking place in Yogyakarta city, Indonesia, next week.  The 7th Asian Youth Day (AYD7) is being hosted by the Archdiocese of Semarang, August 2-6, with over 2000 ‎‎young people from ‎‏‎21 ‎Asian countries rallying around the theme, “Joyful Asian Youth: Living the Gospel ‎in Multicultural Asia‎!”‎ The continent-level event has been held in various Asian cities since 1999 in intervals of 2, ‎‎3 ‎and 5 years, with the last AYD in Daejeon Diocese in Korea in 2014, in which Pope Francis participated. 

Organizers have divided the entire AYD into three events spread across 11 days from July 30 to August 9.  On arrival, the participants will head to the 11 of Indonesia’s 37 dioceses who will be hosting them from July 30 to August 2 in what is called Days in the Dioceses (DID).  All the participants will then converge in Yogyakarta from August 2 to 6 for the central event of the AYD7.   The 5 days will include a variety of activities such as adoration, confession, Mass, reflections, testimonies, workshops, group sharing, country exhibits and cultural performances.  After the main event, the Asian Youth Ministers will stay back for a meeting, August 6 to 9.

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Vatican on migration: an opportunity for development

(Vatican Radio) The integration of migrants and refugees in host nations can and must become an opportunity for new understanding, broader horizons and greater development for everyone.

This message was at the heart of a statement released on Monday by Father Michael Czerny at the UN in New York during an Informal Thematic Session in New York  to gather substantive input and recommendations to inform the Global Compact on Migration. 

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Angelus: Pope appeals for dialogue after Jerusalem violence

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed for moderation and dialogue after a surge of violence and killings over Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus, the Pope said he is following “with trepidation the grave tensions and violence of the last days in Jerusalem.”

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