• Ways & Means Events
  • Rainbows - Senior Group Craft Sale
  • Church of the Ascension
  • Eucharistic Adoration every First Friday after 9:15am Mass. Benediction at 6:00pm.
  • Pentecost Sunday in Sanctuary
  • Ministry Sign up Weekend. Come and serve our Lord!
  • 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

Respect Life Ministry:  Join our parish praying a Novena for Life

OCTOBER'S Spiritual Work of Mercy: Bury the dead, pray for the Living and the Dead

Upcoming Events


  • World Food Day - Collection October extended 'til 15/16 weekend.
  • World Mission Sunday October 16 weekend - see Weekly flyers on homepage.
  • October 15 - Dinner Dance at 6:30pm CANCELLED!!   contact lisa at liedll@ascensionvb.org for refund information. 
  • See Fall Events under FLYERS ON THIS HOMEPAGE for all the upcoming events for the Fall and Holidays!
  • Town Hall Meeting:  October 23, 2016 2:00 PM -- Status of Building Projects and Living our Mission
  • Blessing and Grand Opening of New Social Ministry Offices:  October 23, 2016 3:00 PM
  • Year of Mercy - See menu tab for all the information on how our Parish is celebrating.
  • Christmas Bazaar   - November 5 & 6
  • Jingle Bell Bazaar - December 3 -- crafter application click here

Ministry News

Respect Life Weekend, October 8-9th. Stop by the Respect Life table in the Commons and visit the HOPE 4 LIFE van in parking lot. This new ministry promotes life from conception to death.

Legion of Mary will have rosaries and prayer pamphlets on the registration desk throughout the month of October.


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:
Mon. through Thur: 10:00am-12:00pm
Fri: closed

Social Ministry Office
Mon-Thurs 10am-2pm, Fri: closed

Parish Funerals

  • Irene Childers - Monday, October 17, 2017 at 5:00 PM, Funeral Mass


  • Sun, Oct 16th

  • Sun, Oct 9th
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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.