• 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  *


Get Caught Up In LIVING OUR MISSION - see menu tab for more information 


Upcoming Events


  • Red Cross Blood Drive this Sunday. 8:30am-2:30pm in the ACC.
  • Breakfast with Santa, Sunday, December 6 from 9am-Noon. Tickets sold at the door.
  • Gluten Free Hosts now available. See Sacristan before Mass.
  • Pope Francis Forum- see new menu tab.
  • Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary see new Menu Tab, scholarship Information.






Ministry News

There are several new Ministries here at Ascension: (click on links below for more information)

Please note that there will not be a formal Ministry Fair this fall.  It will be held in the late winter or early spring.  If you would like to volunteer for the above ministries or any ministry at any time you can.  Please contact the ministry lead or Joanne in the parish office. 

Mass Times

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

Tuesday 7:00pm (August 25 Mass at 6:30pm)
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


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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.