• Church of the Ascension
  • 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  *


Click Here for information about Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia, PA on September 27, 2015.

Click Here for information about the Diocese of Richmond's Plans for the Papal Visit  



Upcoming Events


  • Red Cross BLOOD DRIVE Sunday, August 9 from 8:30-2:00pm. 
  • Living Our Mission In-Pew Survey Results are in! See Weekly Flyers on this homepage. Click on the link.
  • Apple Tree School Supplies Donation Drive has begun! Select a tag, return donations by August 31
  • Summer Praise and Worship for high school, college students and young adults, Wednesdays at 7:00pm in Youth Room through August 12.
  • Catechist Regional Workshop, August 22, 8:30am-1:30pm.



Ministry News

There are several new Ministries here at Ascension: (click on links below for more information)

Please note that there will not be a formal Ministry Fair this fall.  It will be held in the late winter or early spring.  If you would like to volunteer for the above ministries or any ministry at any time you can.  Please contact the ministry lead or Joanne in the parish office. 

Mass Times

Regular Mass Schedule:
Saturdays 5:30pm
Sunday 8:45am and 10:30am 12:15pm
(Nursery available @ 8:45am & 10:30am)

Tuesday 7:00pm
Wednesday-Friday 9:15am

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


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  • Sun, Jul 26th
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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.