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
We are delighted to welcome Mrs. Maryanne Polega to our Ascension family. In her letter "From the Principal" Mrs. Polega says, "I am honored to serve as the next principal of Ascension School. This year marks Ascension’s 105th year of providing quality Catholic education in the spirit of love, kindness and respect. Thank you for the opportunity to lead a school that has such a rich history and tradition" Read even more about Mrs.
Registration for the 2017-18 year will be available on July 19, 2017 and due by August 16, 2017. Classes will begin the week of September 10, 2017. Ascension Religious Education offers Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, traditional Religious Education and a new program for families, family faith formation. An information meeting about family faith formation will be held on August 10 @ 7:30 pm in the Pine Room.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Friday, December 9th we will collect all Angel Gifts and Angel Gift cards. The collection is in Ascension School gym, from 3:30 until 8:00 PM. Please turn in the gift card, in the envelope, to an adult volunteer. Thank you for your generosity!
Please consider baking for the AWC Cookie Walk that will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016! We need 3-4 dozen holiday cookies; please place them in a disposable container that will not be able to be returned. Cookies can be dropped off with curbside delivery, at the gym off Clarence Avenue, during the following times: Friday, December 2, 4:30-6:30pm and Saturday, December 3, from 8-9:30 am.
To sign up, visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4fa8ae2ea6f58-cookie