• Mass Times: 8:30am, 10:30am & 12:30pm
  • Church of the Ascension
  • 4853 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach
  • Confirmation 2019 with Bishop Knestout
  • Fr. Daniel & parishioners in the Holy Land, Israel March 19-30.
  • April 27 at Providence Elementary School 9am-1pm
  • April 27 & 28th Sat. 8am-7pm & Sun. 8am-2pm
  • May 4 & 5th Sat. 9am-3pm, Sun. 9am-2pm
  • 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 Minister, 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  *  



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 resumes April 23 at  7:30pm (following the 7:00pm Mass) in the Library

Food Pantry Garden Planting Day Friday, April 26 at 9am (see more details)

Rise Against Hunger meal-packing event, co-sponsored by Ascension and St. Andrews UMC. Saturday, April 27 at 9am at Providence Elementary School. (see more details)

Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 27 (8am - 7pm) & Sunday, April 28 (8am - 2pm)

Spring Craft Show Saturday, May 4 (9am - 3pm) & Sunday, May 5 (9am - 2pm) Download vendor application here

YOA Golf Tournament May 17 at Heron Ridge Golf Club (visit our YOA Golf page)

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 Tuesday at noon, eleven (11) days prior to the bulletin date (i.e., for bulletin dated June 15, submissions must be received by Tuesday, June 4). 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 5pm, 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.


Rise Against Hunger event