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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

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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 »


Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 2/01/17

Thank you to all who packaged the 40,300+ meals heading to those who are hungry in Burkina Faso. We hope you enjoyed serving those in need and the "taste" of what we packaged. If you would like to see what happened on Sunday, check out this link to see us pack.

Catholic Schools Week

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 1/27/17

The week of January 29-February 4th, we celebrate our Catholic Schools here at Ascension and throughout the United States. We're looking forward to celebrating this as a community with lectors from our school at each Mass this weekend and the school choir and instrumentalists at the 11:30 am Mass.

Tuesday Soup Kitchen

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 1/23/17

Daily Bread is a local soup kitchen that serves a hot meal every day to our homeless and people in need. Ascension members are a huge part of making this happen. Daily Bread is located at 815 Fee Avenue. Please consider volunteering with one of our teams from 10:30am—2:15pm. ... Read More »

Children's Liturgy of the Word

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 1/20/17

Ascension is planning to bring back Children’s Liturgy for every Sunday’s 9:30am Mass. To make this possible, we need a dedicated team of parishioners willing to take turns leading on Sundays for scheduling flexibility. Also needed are assistants to chaperon the children in the chapel at that time. Leading ... Read More »