Nov 21

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

Feb 19

Parishioners! Learn about our catechumens and candidates! Please join them in their journey...

Dec 8
Nov 14

To order, go to or click here for a printable form.

Nov 14

Advent Sale following 9 and 11 a.m. Masses

Advent is around the corner! The Religious Education Board is sponsoring an Advent sale. Advent candles, wreaths, calendars, books and other items will be on display for purchase in the East Avenue vestibule of the Church, the lobby of the school and outside on Van Buren Street (weather permitting). Please stop by, stock up on your Advent goods and support our Religious Education program!

Nov 14

Stock up on gift cards for the holiday season and support Ascension school. Gift cards are available for many popular retailers. Go here to access the order form. 

Orders are due to the Parish Center by 9 a.m. this Friday. Please note the original deadline has been extended.



Nov 9

Select an Angel for our annual Christmas Angel Project following all Masses on November 11 & 12. This year gifts will benefit families and individuals affiliated with St. Martin de PorresNew Moms, and Franciscan Outreach.

Aug 2

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.

Jul 15

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 Shepherdtraditional 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.

Jun 16

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!