• Church of the Ascension
  • The season of Advent, a season of hope.
  • 2nd Sunday of Advent Prepare the Way of the Lord!
  • Come prepare for the Christ Child with us. The Commons during Advent.
  • Giving Tree gifts returned - ready for delivery!
  • Jingle Bell Bazaar
  • 4853 Princess Anne Road
  • Music Ministry: Choir and Instrumentalists
  • The New Social Ministry Offices and Food Pantry
  • Blessing of New Social Ministry Offices, a Living Our Mission project.
  • Social Ministry Team with help from St. Andrew's UMC.
  • Grand Opening of New Social Ministry Offices
  • New Food Pantry!
  • Parish Office - Administration Building
  • Sacrament of Matrimony
  • Eucharistic Adoration every First Friday after 9:15am Mass. Benediction at 6:00pm.
  • The Commons Area
  • The Chapel
  • Columbarium
  • Deacon Gary Harmeyer
  • Deacon Tom McFeely
  • Ministry Sign up Weekend. Come and serve our Lord!
  • Nursery
  • Ascension's Summer Garden Ministry
  • Young Adult Fellowship
  • West view of church


 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 

Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus

December Liturgies, Christmas and Solemnity of Mary (New Year's) Mass Times

  • Immaculate Conception: Thursday December 8, 2016 -->
    • 9:15 AM, 12:10 PM, 7:00 PM
  • Reconciliation Service:  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 -->
    • 7:00 PM
  • Christmas Eve: Saturday, December 24, 2016 -->
    • 5:00 PM (Sanctuary & Community Center), 7:00 PM, 9:00 PM 
  • Christmas Day: Sunday, December 25, 2016 -->
    • 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM
  • Vigil Solemnity of Mary, December 31, 2016-->
    • 5:30 PM  
  • Solemnity of Mary, January 1, 2017-->
    • 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:15 PM

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: New Location in back of church
Mon. through Thur: 10:00am-12:00pm

Social Ministry Office New Location in back of church. Financial Assistance by appointment only. Call: 495-1886, 414.
Mon-Thurs 10am-2pm, Fri: CLOSED

Upcoming Events

  • December 8, Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Masses: 9:15am, 12:10pm, 7:00pm
  • December 9, Catholic Social Teaching Through the Lives of Saints from 7-8 PM Cost: $5 (without book), $12 (includes Saints and Social Justice book)
  • December 11 Giving Tree Items Returned.
  • December 14, Advent Reconciliation Service at 7:00pm.
  • December 18, Food for Christmas Baskets returned by 9:00am.
  • December 20, Simbang Gabi Mass at 7:00pm


  • Sun, Dec 4th

  • Sun, Nov 27th
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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.