4853 Princess Anne Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23462-4446

Faith Formation

Church of the Ascension's Faith Formation Ministry
serves our community with educational and formative opportunities
to assist all parishioners on their journey of faith. 

COVID-19 Update:

Watch the Informational meeting for PreK-5th grade Parents:


Watch the Informational Meeting for Middle School & High School Parents:

Please refer to these web pages for COVID-19 updates and plans for the 2020-2021 Faith Formation year:

3-year old - 8th Grade Faith Formation Programs

YOA (Youth of Ascension) High School Formation

Click here for the Faith Formation 2020-2021 Registration Form

Faith Formation Online Payment

2020-2021 Faith Formation Schedules

Parents of school-age children: If you are new to our parish or to our Faith Formation programs and are interested in enrolling your child(ren) in our 3-years old - 12 grade programs, please contact us: email Janet Jones  / 757-495-1886 x423

Adult Formation 

Adults looking to join our Church:

  1. Are you a Catholic who has been estranged from the church and is thinking of returning but have unanswered issues?
  2. Do you need to be Baptized?
  3. Are you a Catholic who has not received Eucharist and/or celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation?
  4. Are you a non-Catholic wishing to know about the Catholic faith?
  5. Do you know anyone who fits these descriptions?

LANDINGS for Returning Catholics: Click here for program information. For more information regarding this program please call Amy Petersen: 757-406-6199

RCIA is for those who are unbaptized, baptized individuals from other faith traditions, and baptized Catholics who have not celebrated either Confirmation and/or Eucharist. Click here for more info.

Discovering Christ is an opportunity to personally encounter Jesus through a shared meal, teaching, small group discussion and a powerful retreat. Click here for more info regarding the program. 

Sacramental Preparation Program Links 

Infant Baptism

First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion

Confirmation - High School

Contact our Faith Formation Staff

Janet Jones - Director of Religious Education - 495-1886 ext 423 

Kim Kennedy - Coordinator of Religious Education- 495-1886 ext 426

Travis Hayes - Youth and Young Adult Coordinator - 288-1819

Cindy Laufer - Assistant Youth Minister