Welcome to Church of the Ascension

Greetings, and welcome to the online presence of Church of the Ascension, located in Johnstown, Ohio. I welcome you to our website and invite you to look around.

If you have questions, please feel to reach out to me personally, and I will do all I can to help you in your query: frsmith@johnstownascension.org

Our doors are open! We hope to see you soon!

May God Bless You,
Fr. Stephen Smith
Pastor

Mass Schedule

Saturday 4:00 pm

Sunday 8:30 am, 11:00 am (11:00 am is also live streamed on our Facebook page)

 Tuesday 6:30 pm Ad Orientem (cancelled June 28)

Wednesday - Saturday 8:00 am 
(Saturday Ad Orientem)

Reconciliation 

Tuesday 5-6 pm (cancelled June 28)
Saturday 8:30-9:30 am
or by appointment 

Adoration

Tuesday 5-6 pm (cancelled June 28)
Saturday 8:30-9:30 am

Mission Statement

Church of the Ascension is a community of faith, which welcomes all who seek Christ in the scriptures, in the sacraments, and in one another. We invite all to continue growing in their Catholic faith through the celebration of the sacraments and lives of service as we all strive to be missionary disciples of Jesus Christ and his Gospel.

Announcements
Cedar Point Day brought to you by Ascension Youth!
Cedar Point Day brought to you by Ascension Youth!

All are welcome! On July 14 at we'll meet at the church at 7:00 am and arrive back around 10:30 pm. Who: Anyone! We ask those below 8th grade please have an adult ...

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Register for Vacation Bible School!
Register for Vacation Bible School!

Join us for Vacation Bible School at Ascension as we celebrate God's greatness! All children grades K-5th are welcome. June 27th - July 1st from 6:00-8:30 pm ...

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How to be Catholic on Social Media
How to be Catholic on Social Media

Is social media inherently toxic? In the newest EDIFY episode, Dr. Paulina Guzik offers 3 steps Catholics can take to foster healing and unity in our online ...

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Where in the Gospels do we read about the Immaculate Heart of Mary?
Where in the Gospels do we read about the Immaculate Heart of Mary?

Even though the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary was instituted for the universal Church relatively recently (1944), this devotion has a long history in the Church, ...

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The National Eucharistic Revival takes place from Corpus Christi, 2022 to Pentecost, 2025
The National Eucharistic Revival takes place from Corpus Christi, 2022 to Pentecost, 2025

Our world is hurting. We all need healing, yet many of us are separated from the very source of our strength. Jesus Christ invites us to return to the source and summit o...

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3 Videos You MUST WATCH After the Dobbs Decision
3 Videos You MUST WATCH After the Dobbs Decision

This is the moment pro-life advocates have been waiting for for decades. With abortion no longer the law of the land, it is up to the states – nay,&n...

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