• 4853 Princess Anne Road
  • Church of the Ascension
  • Journey to Bethlehem Scripture Christmas Presentation
  • Parishioner children sent Christmas cards to our twin parish St. Ludovic, Tanzania.
  • Learning about our new Bishop-Designate Barry Knestout.
  • Giving Tree donations - thank you, Ascension parishioners!
  • Advent Ministry Heads Retreat
  • Food Donations for Holiday Baskets in the Commons.
  • Giving Tree Tags for Christmas. Donations due back Dec. 9/10th weekend.
  • Thank you! 100 Thanksgiving baskets were given out in November.
  • 2017-2018 Parish Council at Retreat
  • Pastor, Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Our Pastor, Father Daniel Malingumu
  • Deacon Gary Harmeyer
  • Deacon Tom McFeely
  • Former Pastor, Fr. Charles Breindel celebrates Mass Wednesdays at 9:15am
  • Business Office: Vicky Huber and Lisa Liedl
  • 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
  • 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
  • Our new Stations of the Cross, crafted by parishioners
  • New Stations of the Cross in Sanctuary

  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 *   

Ascension Welcome's Our New Bishop

Bishop designate ksnetout

As of January 12, 2018 the Diocese or Richmond has a new Bishop!  Bishop Barry C. Knestout, is the thirteenth bishop of Richmond. More information can be found on the Diocese of Richmond website: www.richmonddiocese.org.

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


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.

Download Your Year-End Giving Statement

You can download your year end giving statement.  Click on the link below for directions:



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. 



Christmas Flowers Memorials & Donations 

Financial Report through Oct. 31,2017

Encountering God's Presence, Dec. 3 

Knights of Columbus Culture of Life Weekend Events

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




Encountering God's Presence

  • December - Prayer
  • January - The Mass

Up Coming Events

  • January 21, 2018, Sunday - Blood Drive  in the ACC 8:30 am - 2:30 pm in the Community Center
  • February 7 - 14, 2018 (wed- wed) Winter Shelter
  • February 14, 2018 - Ash Wednesday Masses 9:15am, 12:10pm and 7:00pm
  • Soup and Sacrament every Tuesday Night 6:00 PM during lent (Begins Tuesday February 20)
  • Stations of the Cross Every Friday During Lent (begins Friday February 16)
  • March 2, 2018, Friday 7:00 pm (after Stations) Fish Fry
  • March 23, 2018, Friday 7:00 pm (After Stations) Fish Fry


  • Sun, Jan 21st

  • Sun, Jan 14th
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