Browsing the March 2017 archive of Current Events

Rubbish Rehab Art Contest

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/31/17

In honor of Earth Day and our call to be stewards of creation, Ascension is hosting a "Rubbish Rehab" art contest for all youth ages 3-18. Let your creative juices flow and transform items considered garbage into one-of-a-kind artwork. Categories include: Sculptures, 3D Collages, Jewelry, and Functional Art. Contest ... Read More »

4th graders leading Stations

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/30/17

Join us this Friday, March 31st as our Ascension Catholic School 4th graders lead our community in the Stations of the Cross beginning at 5:30 pm.

Lenten Penance Service- Monday, March 27th

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/24/17

Join us at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Monday, March 27th for our Lenten Penance Services.

As Father Eamon writes in his column this weekend, "The Sacrament of Reconciliation can also be called the sacrament of God’s mercy. Pope Francis says: “God never gets tired of forgiving us ... Read More »

An Irish Toast

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/17/17

May you have many friendsand may they be as maturein taste and health and colorand sought after as the contents of this glass. May you have warm words on cold evenings, a full moon on a dark night, and the road downhill all the way to your door. May ... Read More »

Pasta with the Pope

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/17/17

Join us for this Saint Joseph Celebration sponsored by the ACCW on Sunday, March 19, 5-8pm in the Cafetorium. We will have entertainment by the Ascension School choir. Our menu: Homemade lasagna meat sauce, garlic knots, salad, homemade St. Joseph pastries, and other homemade desserts and beverages.Tickets are $7 ... Read More »


Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/09/17

Thanks to Marie Tyson who is retiring as sacristan (Head Sacristan for 15 years) after 25 years of very dedicated service. I guess at 88, one is entitled to step down. I (Fr. Eamon) am most grateful to Marie for the wonderful way she developed the Sacristan Ministry in ... Read More »

FISH FRY - March 10th

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/09/17

Join us in the Parish Hall for our first Fish Fry of Lent after Stations of the Cross this Friday, March 10th. See our Lent/Easter page for more information, especially about the yummy menu.

Christ Renews His Parish Retreats coming up!

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/02/17

Experience a personal spiritual renewal and an abundance of love in Christian Community. Christ Renews His Parish is a retreat weekend open to every adult member of ASCENSION Parish. 

A retreat given “by” parishioners, “for” parishioners

WOMEN’S RETREAT: March 18-19, 2017 MEN’S RETREAT: April 1-2, 2017

For more information, contact:

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Night of Merciful Love

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/01/17

All-Night Prayer Vigil in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

Hosted by Ascension Catholic Church, March 3-4, 2017

Would you like to take part in our First Friday/First Saturday Holy Night we are having here in our Church? Everyone is invited to come for an hour ... Read More »


Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/01/17

Small Group Opportunities beginning the Week of March 5 Join Father Eamon on 5 Friday evenings at 7:00 pm (after Stations and Fish dinner) to discuss his book on Prayer — Buescher Center, Room 411. Join a group discussing Father Eamon’s book on Prayer on days or evenings other ... Read More »