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

News and Events

What's Happening around Ascension

Submit a Space Request

Please fill out the form below, and send it to j.wojcik@ascensionoakpark.com

Space requests must be submitted in advance of any event or meeting taking place on the Ascension campus.  Requests are subject to availability.

Aug 15

Men's Fellowship Group

 Our vision is to cultivate a stronger community of Men at Ascension. We welcome all Men associated with the community (no matter to what extent or background).  Our goals are simple...create fraternity and fellowship through fun activities.  We host a number of initiatives to drive that mission.  We hope you will sign up to learn about upcoming events and join us at a few!

Aug 2

Our School's New Principal

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 21

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Welcome ASP participants back!

As you may know, Appalachia Service Project (ASP) is a week-long service trip for high school aged teens and adults.  We need volunteers to welcome back and assist the ASP volunteers next week Saturday, July 29th between 2pm and 6pm.

Jul 15

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Religious Education Registration

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.

Jul 5

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St. Matthias Trip Permission Form

On Sunday, July 9 at 3pm, AYM will be meeting up at Ascension Parish Center's parking lot to carpool to St. Matthias for the 4pm Mass.  After the Mass, at which Fr. Larry will be presiding, we will spend about an hour hanging out with him.  We will return to Ascension by 7pm.  Please find a permission slip here.  Please RSVP by no later than this Saturday, July 8.

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.