• Fr. Daniel & parishioners in the Holy Land, Israel March 19-30.
  • Choir Presentation, April 7 @ 3pm; April 8 & 9 at 8pm
  • Church of the Ascension
  • Ash Wednesday Prayer Service with Fr. John Baab
  • 4853 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach
  • Join us in walking through Lent together.
  • Stations, Fridays during Lent 11am & 6:30pm.
  • April 12 at 7:00pm
  • Springtime at Ascension
  • Banner in Commons handmade by parishioner with Fr. Daniel’s moto.
  • Most Rev. Bishop Barry Knestout, www.richmonddiocese.org
  • Our Pastor, Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Parochial Vicar, Fr. John Baab
  • Our Four Deacons: Deacons Jim, Mike,Tom & Gary
  • Newly Ordained Deacon Jim Ahearn with altar servers.
  • Deacon Gary Harmeyer
  • Deacon Tom McFeely
  • Deacon Mike Moro
  • Parish Office - Administration Building
  • Director of Administration, Lisa Liedl
  • Music Minster, Diane Nestor
  • Parish Secretary Joanne Webb
  • Religious Formation Team: Mary Bergen-Bish; Director Janet Jones & 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
  • 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 our Diocese's Response to Church Crisis

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 is located around the back of the church under a bright blue awning. Financial Assistance by appointment only. Call: 495-1886, 414.



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Upcoming Events

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

Stations of the Cross at 11:00am and 6:30pm - March 22 & 29, April 5 & 12

Soup and Sacrament at 6:00pm in the ACC before 7:00pm Mass: March 19 & 26, April 2 & 9

Holy Week Bible Study with Father John (3-part series)
     Mondays at 7:00pm:  March 18, 25, April 1
     Wednesdays at 10:00am:  March 20, 27, April 3

Virginia March for Life in Richmond on April 3. View the flyer or contact Tom Steffens at 362-6183

Come Touch The Robe Choir presentation - April 7 matinee at 3:00pm, April 8 & 9 at 8:00pm

Lenten Reconciliation Service - April 10 at 7:00pm in the Sanctuary

Fish Fry - April 12 in the ACC at 7:00pm; tickets on sale March 30 & 31

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

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). All items must be sent in a format that can be edited (not PDF).

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. All items must be sent in a format that can be edited (not PDF).

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