• Ways & Means Events
  • Rainbows - Senior Group Craft Sale
  • Eucharistic Adoration, First Friday of each month.
  • Church of the Ascension
  • Ascension's Summer Garden Ministry
  • Summer garden harvest for Food Pantry; St. Andrew's Methodist & Ascension.
  • The Commons Area
  • Parish Office, Social Ministry Offices & Food Pantry
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Feast of the Ascension Festivities
  • 4853 Princess Anne Road
  • The Chapel
  • Columbarium
  • Pastoral Council
  • Nursery
  • Young Adult Fellowship
  • Food Pantry
  • Deacon Gary Harmeyer
  • Deacon Tom McFeely
  • West view of church
  • Painting in the Chapel


 Welcome to Church of the Ascension

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Mission Statement: An open assembly of Catholic believers of the Diocese of Richmond

* Proclaiming the Word of God * Celebrating the Eucharist *

Serving the local Community*

April - Work of Mercy is Clothe the Naked

May 1  12:15pm Mass is cancelled  

Upcoming Events


  • MAY 1  12:15PM MASS CANCELLED due to Confirmation at 2:00pm
  • First Holy Communion Mass is May 8 at 12:15pm.
  • Altar Server training Wednesday Evenings 5:30pm April 13,20,27 & May 4 - see flyer
  • 13th Annual Youth of Ascension Golf Classic, May 20 at 1:00pm at Heron Ridge Golf Club- see menu tab. 
  • Year of Mercy - See menu tab for all the information on how our Parish is celebrating.

Ministry News

Join us for our Ministry Fair and sign up on May 14/15, 2016.  

2016 Ministry Handbook now available under New Parishioners menu tab. Listing over 60 different ministries that our parish provides to serve our Lord. There is something for everyone! Contact Joanne in the Parish Office to volunteer, 495-1886, ext. 410 or the point of contact in the Handbook. 


Mass Times

Regular Mass Schedule:
Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday 8:45am and 10:30am 12:15pm
(Nursery available @ 8:45am & 10:30am)

Tuesday 7:00pm
Wednesday-Friday 9:15am
Gluten Free Host now available, see Sacristan prior to Mass.
Reconciliation: Saturday 4:30pm

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration 10:00am to 6:00pm in Chapel

Office Hours

Office Hours:
Mon, through Thur: 9:30am - 4pm
Fri: 9:30am - 1pm

Food Pantry:
Mon. through Thur: 10:00am-12:00pm
Fri: closed

Social Ministry Office
Mon-Thurs 10am-2pm, Fri: closed

Parish Funerals

None at this time.


  • Sun, May 1st

  • Sun, Apr 24th
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Weekly Bulletin Flyers & Monthly Bulletin Inserts

Deadline for submissions to be considered for the Monthly Insert are due one week prior to the first Saturday of each month.  Submissions should be sent to Joanne at secretary@ascensionvb.org.