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

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

Reconciliation 

Tuesday 5-6 pm 
Saturday 8:30-9:30 am
or by appointment 

Adoration

Tuesday 5-6 pm 
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
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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Do Catholics believe they can “earn” salvation?
Do Catholics believe they can “earn” salvation?

No, but they do believe that good works play a vital role in salvation. Read the article here. 

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What does IHS mean?
What does IHS mean?

We often see the letters “IHS” emblazoned on various objects in our churches and homes. What do these letters stand for? Read the article here. 

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Who is the Patron Saint of Your Profession?
Who is the Patron Saint of Your Profession?

Nowadays it is common to hear people say, “There’s an app for that.” about anything and everything.  But long before we had apps, we had Saint...

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Register now for the Ascension Festival!
Register now for the Ascension Festival!

Celebrate the Ascension of our Lord, and our parish namesake, with us! (Even if it is a week or so after the Feast of the Ascension) We're holding our first-ever A...

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 Resources to answer pro-abortion claims
Resources to answer pro-abortion claims

"I’m Personally Pro-Life, But Who Am I To Impose My Beliefs On Others?" That’s nonsense. We all believe in imposing morality, and ...

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