Nov 21

National Vigil to End Gun Violence

Come together to remember the more than 120,000 Americans killed by gun violence
since the Sandy Hook massacre.
Help us shine a light on this tragic toll.

 

Join with the Newtown Action Alliance and other Gun Violence Prevention groups

and attend a Candlelight Prayer Vigil

Wednesday, December 14, 2106 at 7:30 PM 
following Advent evening prayer at 7 PM

Jun 16

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Summer 2017 Youth Events

Summer 2017 Youth Events

Sorry for the format.  Just too busy to get the info organized nicely.  Maybe I'll be able to do so next week.  Please contact Matt with any questions or if you would like to participate or chaperone!

May 28

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June 2017 Youth Events

Upcoming Ascension Youth Events

  • Running with Rosaries - Tuesdays, Thursdays @ 6:30am & Saturdays 7am in June
  • Friday June 2 7:30pm-9:30pm - Taize Prayer & Open Gym - Church & Gym
  • Saturday June 3 7:30am-11 - Service Trip @ Our Lady of the Angels - Off-site - Permission Slip
May 28

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Six Flags Great America Trip!!!

Heads Up - Rollercoaster sighting!

We have a trip to Great America planned on Friday, June 9, 2017 9:15am-9pm for all currently in 6th-12th grades.  Assuming we get at least 15 participants, the cost will be $40.  The permission slip can be found here.  We ask that all money and permission slips be returned to the Ascension Parish Center by Monday, June 5th.

 

May 8

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May 2017 Youth Events

May 2017 Youth Events @ Ascension

  • Friday, May 5 7:30pm-8:30pm - Taize Prayer Service
  • Saturday-Sunday, May 6-7 - High School Retreat - Off-site - RSVP w/ Matt
  • Saturday-Sunday, May 6-7 After Masses - ASP Flower Sales
  • Monday, May 8 7pm-8:30pm - Theology of the Body Parent Talk - Pine Room
Apr 13

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AWC Ladies Night Out

Honoring Ascension 2017 Woman of the Year:
Carole Woods

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
6:30-10:00 pm
Oak Park Country Club
2001 Thatcher, River Forest, IL

Register by April 22, 2017
Questions please contact AWC at
rbehre@yahoo.com

https://ascensionschool.ejoinme.org/ladiesnight

 

Mar 3

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Totus Tuus Missionary

Hey College Students!

Feb 28

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March 2017 Youth Events

We have a lot of events going on this month.  Please see below for lists summarizing all the events that are happening.  A more detailed description of each of the events can be found below the list.  If you still want further information or if you are interested in participating in one of the events for the Vicariate or the Archdiocese, please contact the youth ministry coordinator, Matt.

 

Feb 22

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Almsgiving and Lenten Carbon Fast

This Lent, Ascension Parish will be providing several opportunities for Parish families to participate in Almsgiving.  We will be raising funds to help support the Trees that Feed Foundation, Operation Rice Bowl and encouraging our households to participate in a Carbon Fast sponsored by our H.O.M.E. Team.  Find more information here.

Jan 18

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THE FIRST ENCYCLICAL by Pope (Saint) John XXIII

 

-Please click on the following link to read this FIRST ENCYCLICAL by Pope John XXIII released at the Vatican on June 29, 1959-

http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-xxiii/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_j-xxiii_enc_29061959_ad-petri.html

AD PETRI CATHEDRAM