Deaf Ministry

DO YOU NEED. . . .

Worship with community?
Regular community events?

Join fellow Ascension Catholic Deaf and hearing signers of all ages for fellowship, spiritual reflections, Mass and growth. Our 9:30 am Mass is signed each week. Social Events are regularly scheduled with socials the 4th Sunday of the month all year. We plan to resume Deaf Ministry Social gatherings on September 26 after the 9:30 Mass. We are expanding social and spiritual events. Future better for all of us. . .HOW? You join us! Need more information? Need transportation? Want to tell us “YES I AM COMING TO EVENT!”?

The Deaf Ministry began in 1990.  At one time, we had 25 Deaf members and we hope to build the current number of Deaf who receive Faith support at Ascension. 

For more information contact Kay Nowak at 321-961-1716 (accepts texts) or by e-mail at

Learn the Nicene Creed in American Sign Language

Click each link below for a video with Dianne McGahee and Clare Saint Gabriel from the Ascension Deaf Ministry. Videos will be added as we go through the year.
1) I believe in one God, the Father almighty,
2) maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.
3) I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages.
4) God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God
5) begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father; through him all things were made.
6) For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven,
7) and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.
8) For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.
9) He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
10) He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his kingdom will have no end.
11) I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life,
12) who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets.
13) I believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church.
14) I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins and I look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen.