Browsing the 2020 archive of Parish Updates

Updates in Light of FL Executive Order

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 4/02/20

Church Office

- Our Church Offices will be closed due to the Governor’s Order.  Although we will not be operating at full capacity, we will be available to continue supporting the needs of our community. - The staff will regularly be checking emails and voicemail.  Unless communicated otherwise, please continue ... Read More »

Checking in!

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 4/01/20


IMPORTANT--In light of coming Florida legislation, we are asking people to drop off any food donations for our Food Pantry either to the collection baskets outside of the Church by 5 pm Thursday or to the Food Pantry itself (1238 Aurora Rd; Melbourne, FL 32935) between 9 am ... Read More »

Weekend of 5th Sunday of Lent (March 29th)

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/28/20

Click here to access our the pre-recorded video of the Mass for the 5th Sunday of Lent. Click here to download a PDF of the wof worship aide if you would like to sing along! Holy Water bottles are now available on a table in the front of the ... Read More »

Email that went out to individuals

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/27/20

Dear Ascension Family,

Greetings. The Peace of Christ be with you. I am very grateful for the various forms of social media that allow us to stay in contact with each other during this stressful time of social distancing. Your parish staff continues to work in the office – ... Read More »

A Prayer for this Time

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/26/20

INTRODUCTION As we seek to deal with fear, worry, stress, and uncertainty, we must turn to God for refuge and strength. In the prayer below, I seek to capture some or most of the things we should be daily praying for at this time.  If you like the prayer, please ... Read More »

Coronavirus Novena

Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/25/20

A Novena is nine consecutive days of prayer for a particular intention. The suggested intentions for this particular Novena are.  For all who have died and/or are sick with the virus. For all medical officials who are on the front lines of the fight against the virus. For all ... Read More »


Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/25/20

1,800 Views of Sunday Mass Some comments by parishioners who watched the Mass Greetings Church Family, This past Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Lent we had online Mass. The following are some comments from parishioners who very much appreciated having Mass from their own parish. Greg Santos writes: Father Eamon,      I want to ... Read More »


Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/25/20

Good Morning, Please join me live on our YouTube channel this morning at 7:30 for a brief message. Fr. Eamon


Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/25/20

The Mass for this the Fourth Sunday of Lent March 22, 2020has been published to our YouTube Channel. LADY OF KNOCK DOCUMENTARY TODAYSATURDAY, March 21, 2020 on EWTN, CHANNEL 169In 1879, shortly after the Great Famine in Ireland, Mary, St Joseph and St John the Apostle appeared at the gable ... Read More »


Posted by Betsy Glasenapp on 3/25/20

03/19/2020 3:30 PM




Out of love and concern for our parish community, Ascension Catholic Church will be implementing the following actions, effective Thursday afternoon, March 19.

  Masses will no longer be taking place in ... Read More »