Browsing the 2017 archive of Current Events

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 »

Gala Tickets on sale!

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 2/24/17

Join us for the Great Gatsby Gala on March 4, 2017 from 6pm-11pm. Have a great time and support our school's endowment fund.  Tickets can be purchased online (click here), from Sister Joseph or contact the office and they’ll fill you in. See you on March 4th!

Father Eamon's New(ish) Book on Sale

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 2/09/17

"25 years ago, I wrote a book on Prayer which Liguori Publications called Prayer—A Handbook for Today’s Catholic. As with most books, after some years my book went out of print. In the past few years, I noticed that Matthew Kelly’s company,, republished books that had gone out ... Read More »

Food Sunday

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 2/03/17

This Sunday, the first Sunday of the month, is Food Pantry Sunday. Please consider sharing one or more items with the less fortunate Food Pantry Needs: tomato sauce, spaghetti sauce, pasta, instant mashed potatoes, pork & beans, peanut butter & jelly, canned fruits, canned vegetables, canned meats, cereal, soups, powdered milk, ... Read More »