Adult Formation

Unleashing the Wild Goose

  • Do you want more of the Holy Spirit’s power in your life?
  • Did you watch any of the Wild Goose series and think: “Wow, I want what they have”?  
  • Are you curious as to what the power of the Holy Spirit would look like in your life?                                                                                                                

You are invited to learn more about the Baptism of the Holy Spirit!                                                              

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8:30 am -3: 30 pm

Lunch will be provided

  • Watch teachings on the presence of the Holy Spirit in the Gospels
  • Hear personal testimonies
  • Discern the calling to go deeper into your relationship with God through the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit transforms and renews us, creates harmony and unity, and gives us courage and joy for mission. —Pope Francis

RSVP: Janet Jones or 757-495-1886 x423

Christ Life: Discovering, Following and Sharing Christ

Church of the Ascension offers the ChristLife trilogy: Discovering Christ, Following Christ and Sharing Christ.  Each series of teachings takes us deeper into our faith and how we as community celebrate and live out our faith.

Landings- Returning Catholics

Are you a Catholic who has been estranged from the church and is thinking of returning but have unanswered issues? Click here for more information.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

The RCIA is the process by which adults interested in full initiation into the Catholic Church have the opportunity to inquire into its teachings and to reflect on their readiness for entry into the Catholic faith community. This program is for people who have not been baptized, people who have been baptized in other faith traditions and for baptized Catholics who never completed the other sacraments of initiation- Eucharist and/or Confirmation. Click here for more info. 

Adult Confirmation

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Study of the American Catechism: is taking the summer off. Will resume in Sept.

Small group discussion focusing on the topics in the Catechism. Meets every other Tuesday at 7pm in the Religious Formation Library. No registration necessary. Please come join us. Upcoming meetings are:

Small Faith Groups 

Father Daniel is encouraging parishioners to consider joining or forming Small Faith Groups to help us grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ. Small Faith Groups are one of the many ways that Church of the Ascension parishioners come together to learn, discuss and support each other in their Catholic Christian journey.  Click here for more info.