Church of the Ascension

Contact Info

4853 Princess Anne Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462-4446
P: 757-495-1886
F: 757-495-1516


 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  *


Upcoming Events

Click on the links below to learn more about the event.  



Pictorial Directory News

Thank you to all those who had there pictures taken.  The first proof has been received and reviewed.  Some items were found and the "mark up" has been sent back to Lifetouch.  We are waiting on a second proof.   The tentative delivery schedule is sometime in March 2015

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 Lisa at



Father Charles Briendel - Update

As of 1/22/2015 this is the current information Ascension Staff has.

As many have heard our previous Pastor, Father Charles Briendel, has had several health problems over the holiday season.  Father Chuck fell and hurt his knee (which needs surgery) and his shoulder.  He was hospitalized and suffered a minor stroke, and then a problem with his heart was found.  He had surgery correcting his heart problem and had been in the rehabilitation center. 

January 22, 2015 he had knee surgery and came through surgery fine. 

Letters or cards would be most welcome.   His address is:

Charles Briendel

Heritage Hall Room 203

3610 S. Main Street

Blacksburg, VA 24060

Mass Times

Saturdays 5:30pm
Sunday 8:45am and 10:30am 12:15pm
Tuesday 7:00pm
Wednesday-Friday 9:15am

Reconciliation: Saturday 4:30pm

First Friday of Each month Eucharistic Adoration 10:00am to 6:00pm in Chapel

Office Hours

Office Hours:
Mon, through Thur: 9:30am - 4pm
Fri: 9:30am - 1pm


  • Sun, Jan 25th

  • Sun, Jan 18th
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