• Church of the Ascension
  • 4853 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach
  • Banner in Commons handmade by parishioner with Fr. Daniel’s moto.
  • March for Life 2019
  • Most Rev. Bishop Barry Knestout, www.richmonddiocese.org
  • Our Pastor, Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Parochial Vicar, Fr. John Baab
  • Newly Ordained Deacon Jim Ahearn with altar servers.
  • Deacon Gary Harmeyer
  • Deacon Tom McFeely
  • Parish Office - Administration Building
  • Business Office: Vicky Huber and Lisa Liedl
  • Music Minster, Diane Nestor
  • Parish Secretary Joanne Webb
  • Religious Formation Team: Mary Bergen-Bish, Janet Jones and Kathy Ahearn
  • Youth Coordinator, Travis Hayes and assistant Cindy Laufer
  • The New Social Ministry Offices and Food Pantry
  • Social Minister Team: Cindy O'Connor, Director Ruth Brogan, Marie Thompson, Teresa Alfes
  • Maintenance: Tim Mitchell
  • Cleaning Maintenance, Kevin Webb
  • Technology Support: Mike Bromley
  • Nursery staff:Pat Roberts & Erika Figueroa for 8:45am & 10:30am Masses.
  • 2017-2018 Parish Council at Retreat
  • Eucharist Adoration every First Friday from 10am-6pm
  • Amber Candle for Memorials, Celebrations, Anniversaries
  • The Chapel
  • Columbarium
  • The Commons Area
  • Sacrament of Matrimony
  • Confirmation April 27, 2018
  • Young Adult Fellowship

  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  *  


Click here to view Overview of Diocese's Response to Church Crisis

Click here to view the September 14, 2018 Pastoral Letter from Bishop Barry

Click here to read the January 31, 2019 Statement from Bishop Barry Regarding Recent and Extreme Abortion Legislation in Virginia

Mass Times

Regular Weekend Mass Schedule:
Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday 8:45am, 10:30am & 12:15pm
Children's Liturgy & Nursery at 8:45am & 10:30am

Weekday Mass Schedule:
Monday, Wednesday - Friday 9:15am
Tuesday 7:00pm

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

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

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

Social Ministry Office and Food Pantry entrance is located around the back of the church under a bright blue awning. Financial Assistance by appointment only. Call: 495-1886, 414.


Upcoming Events

All Parish Offices and Food Pantry will be closed Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents' Day

Tuesday Night Bible Study with Deacon Jim Ahearn 
7:30pm (following the 7:00pm Mass) in the Library

Ladies Auxiliary College Scholarship applications due February 21 Download application here

You're Worth It! Women's Retreat, February 23, 9am - 3pm
featuring author Danielle Bean
Co-hosted by & held at St. Mark's (1505 Kempsville Rd)
Register online or contact Janet Jones (495-1886, 423)

International Dinner, February 23 at 6:30pm in the ACC (sign-ups in the Commons through February 17)

RISE 30 day Lenten Challenge for Men kickoff meeting on Sunday, March 3 at 11:45 in the Conference Room. Challenge begins March 6. Register online or email Deacon Jim Ahearn

Spring Craft Show May 4-->9am to 3pm, May 5-->9am to 2pm. Download vendor application here


  • Sun, Feb 10th

  • Sun, Feb 3rd
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Weekly Bulletin, Fliers & Monthly Bulletin Inserts

Bulletin submissions and flyer inserts should be sent to Joanne at secretary@ascensionvb.org.
Deadline for consideration for inclusion is Friday at 10am, one week prior to the bulletin date (i.e., for bulletin dated February 24, submissions must be received by Friday, February 15).

Monthly Inserts are published on the first weekend of each month. Submissions should be sent to Christine at chambersc@ascensionvb.org. Deadline for consideration is Friday at 10am, one week prior to the first Saturday of each month.

Deadlines may be impacted by holiday closures of the Parish Office and/or our publisher; contact Joanne to ensure submissions are received in time for publication.



End of Year Giving Statement 2018