On the weekend of January 15th, we reflected on how we as a parish seek to be stewards of the gifts given to us. Click here for Ascension's Annual Fiscal report and Father Eamon's Column and reflections on the spirituality of stewardship.

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: “Called, consecrated and commissioned by God to do God’s work”―what does this mean to you in your daily life? (John 1:29-34)

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

Current Events

SOCK SUNDAY

Needed: New Socks and White T-Shirts

Each year, community volunteers take a census of ... Read More »

Mission Presentations LInks

THANK YOU JULIANNE FOR A WONDERFUL MISSION. Click here for all the handouts and presentations.

PARISH MISSION beginning this weekend!

MESSAGE FROM FATHER EAMON:

Dear Ascension Catholics, 

I hope the New Year has gotten ... Read More »

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Daily Readings

Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Heb 7:25—8:6Jesus is always able to save those who approach God through him,

since he lives forever to make intercession for them.

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Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Heb 7:1-3, 15-17Melchizedek, king of Salem and priest of God Most High,

met Abraham as he returned from his defeat of the kings

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Memorial of Saint Anthony, Abbot

Reading 1 Heb 6:10-20Brothers and sisters:

God is not unjust so as to overlook your work

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From the Vatican

Pope Audience: We look with hope to unity not division

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis said on Wednesday that Christian Unity and reconciliation are possible. He was speaking during his weekly General Audience in the Paul the VI hall where he also continued his catechesis on Christian hope.

Listen to Lydia O’Kane’s report

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Pope: Christians are not 'parked' but rather courageous

(Vatican Radio) Be courageous Christians, anchored in hope and capable of enduring dark moments. This was the forceful invitation of Pope Francis at the morning Mass on Tuesday at the Casa Santa Marta. Lazy Christians, on the other hand, are stationary, the Pope said, and for them, the Church is a good parking spot.

The life of a Christian is a “courageous life,” Pope Francis said in his homily, which he based on the reading from the Letter to the Hebrews. The zeal spoken of in the reading, the courage to go forward, ought to be our attitude toward life, like the attitude of those who train for victory in the arena. But the Letter also speaks of the laziness that is the opposite of courage. “Living in the fridge,” the Pope summarized, “so that everything stays the same”:

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Pope Francis receives the President of Republic of Guinea

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday received in audience Prof. Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea.

The leader of the West African nation also met with the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, and with the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Gallagher.

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