• Church of the Ascension
  • 4853 Princess Anne Road
  • 2017-2018 Parish Council at Retreat
  • Pastor, Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Our Pastor, Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Deacon Gary Harmeyer
  • Deacon Tom McFeely
  • Business Office: Vicky Huber and Lisa Liedl
  • Former Pastor, Fr. Charles Breindel celebrates Mass Wednesdays at 9:15am
  • Music Minster, Diane Nestor
  • 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.
  • Altar Servers Water Baby Battle
  • Eucharist Adoration every First Friday from 10am-6pm
  • Amber Candle for Memorials, Celebrations, Anniversaries
  • Bulletin Stuffer Volunteers
  • Our new Stations of the Cross, crafted by parishioners
  • New Stations of the Cross in Sanctuary
  • 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 



Mass Times

Regular Mass Schedule:
Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday 8:45am and 10:30am 12:15pm
(Nursery available/Children's Liturgy @ 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


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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 is located in the back of church, building with blue awning. Financial Assistance by appointment only. Call: 495-1886, 414.


Shorttakes - Current Events



  • Kempsville Community Thanksgiving Service at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Nov. 19 at 7:00pm.
  • Poinsettia Sales after Masses the weekend of Nov.19th, last chance to place orders.
  • Holiday Food Thanksgiving Baskets Donations Return Nov. 19 by 11:00am. 

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. 




Kempsville Community Thanksgiving Service, Nov. 12

Participate in Our Mission!-Weekend, Oct. 21/22

Participate in Our Mission! - Request Letters/Participation Cards, Oct. 14/15

Participate in Our Mission! - Reflect & Take Action, Oct. 7/8

Participate in Our Mission! - Overview, Sept. 30/Oct.1

Participate in Our Mission/Annual Financial Report, Sept. 23/24






  • November 23, Thanksgiving Day Mass at 10:00am
  • November 26 Red Cross Blood Drive from 8am-2:30pm.
  • December 2, 2017 Craft Show - One Day Only!  9:00am - 3:00pm


  • Sun, Nov 12th
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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.