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

 

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.

 

Silence Trailer
Jan 11

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Come Watch Silence & Discuss it with Cardinal Cupich

I just found out about an exciting opportunity this Sunday afternoon/evening.  There is going to be a showing on Sunday 1/15 starting at 4:45pm of an amazing new movie called Silence at the Music Box Theater (on the north side of Chicago), and Cardinal Cupich is going to be leading a discussion following the showing of it!  I'm trying to get a group together to go since it's a great movie and we'd get to see/hear the Cardinal!
Jan 4

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On Radio WPNA - AM1490...The Doris Davenport Show

If you were unable to catch the interview with Fr. Hurlbert on New Year’s Day on Radio WPNA, AM1490, you can listen to the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/thedorisdavenportshow.

You can also visit the Facebook site for THE DORIS DAVENPORT SHOW - go to www.facebook.com/thedorisdavenportshow for announcements about upcoming interviews.

Dec 21

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Late December and Early January Youth Ministry Events

We have several number of Youth Ministry events coming up in the next handful of weeks.  Please have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.