• Church of the Ascension
  • 4853 Princess Anne Road
  • New Stations of the Cross in Sanctuary
  • Our new Stations of the Cross, crafted by parishioners
  • 2017-2018 Parish Council at Retreat
  • Super Successful VBS this year!
  • Outdoor Games at VBS!
  • Volunteers make it all happen for the kids!
  • Learning about saints at VBS!
  • Our Food Pantry shelves were empty...
  • Until VBS donations helped out!
  • Thank You for BEE-ING a part of our summer parish family fun!
  • Pastor, Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Ascension's Summer Garden Ministry
  • Our Pastor, Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Deacon Gary Harmeyer
  • Deacon Tom McFeely
  • Business Office: Vicky Huber and Lisa Liedl
  • Music Minister Diane Nestor and Pastor Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Religious Formation Team: Mary Bergen-Bish, Janet Jones and Kathy Ahearn
  • Youth Coordinator, Travis Hayes and assistant Cindy Laufer
  • Social MinistryTeam: Marie Thompson, Cindy O'Connor, Christine Chambers & Ruth Brogan
  • Maintenance: Tim Mitchell
  • Cleaning Maintenance, Kevin Webb
  • Technology Support: Mike Bromley
  • Parish Secretary Joanne Webb
  • Nursery staff:Pat Roberts & Erika Figueroa for 8:45am & 10:30am Masses.
  • Eucharist Adoration every First Friday from 10am-6pm
  • Amber Candle for Memorials, Celebrations, Anniversaries
  • Bulletin Stuffer Volunteers
  • The New Social Ministry Offices and Food Pantry
  • Blessing of New Social Ministry Offices, a Living Our Mission project.
  • New Food Pantry!
  • Parish Office - Administration Building
  • The Commons Area
  • Sacrament of Matrimony
  • Young Adult Fellowship
  • The Chapel
  • Columbarium

  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 

8/18/17 With Sadness we share:The Most Rev. Francis X. DiLorenzo, Bishop of Richmond has died at 75.   More information is found on the Diocese website: www.richmonddiocese.org  

The Funeral is Friday at 11:00am in Richmond and will be livestreamed. Link: www.richmonddiocese.org/livestream

We will have our regularly scheduled Daily Mass, Friday at 9:15am with Fr. Charles Breindel



Church of the Ascension

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


Ascension Youth, Let Your Voice be Heard!

The Vatican has released an online questionnaire to better understand the lives, attitudes and concerns of 16 to 29 year olds around the world, in preparation for the Synod of Bishops on Youth in 2018.  For more information click here.

Office Hours

Office Hours:

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

Food Pantry: Located in back of church
Mon. through Fri: 10:00am-12:00pm

Social Ministry Office and Food Pantry is located in the back of church, building with blue awning. Financial Assistance by appointment only. Call: 495-1886, 414. Food Pantry open Mon - Fri 10am to noon.


Weekly Bulletin Flyers & Monthly Bulletin Inserts

Bulletin submissions should be sent to Joanne at secretary@ascensionvb.org. Deadlines for consideration for weekly bulletin information and flyer inserts are Friday 10am a week prior to the bulletin date (ie bulletin date May 13/14, submission must be received  by Friday May 5, 2017.   Deadline for submissions to be considered for the Monthly Insert are due one week prior to the first Saturday of each month. 





Upcoming Events


  • Grades K-8 Religious Formation Registration has begun! Contact the Rel. Ed Office.
  • YOA - Youth of Ascension for High School youth, first session is September 10 at 6:00pm, contact Rel. Ed Office. 
  • Discovering Christ begins Sunday, September 17 at 5:00pm. To register call the Rel. Ed Office.
  • Children's Liturgy of the Word resumes September 17 at 8:45am and 10:30am Masses.
  • Knights of Columbus/Ladies Auxiliary Membership Drive September 16/17
  • Infant Baptism Preparation Session, September 14 at 7:00pm, contact Kathy Ahearn in Rel Ed. Office.
  • November 4 and 5, 2017 Craft show -- Click Here for Crafter application
  • December 2, 2017 Craft Show - Click here for Crafter Application


  • Sun, Aug 20th

  • Sun, Aug 13th
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