Entries for 2021

Register for the Evangelization Leadership Summit
The evangelization summit provides an opportunity for parish and school leaders to encounter Jesus, to be empowered to draw others to him, and to be equipped as effective evangelists. Attendees will leave with strategies to help them bring Jesus Christ to the people they associate with at work, at h...

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Sub Sandwich Sale!

Posted on October 17, 2021 in: General News

Sub Sandwich Sale!
The Women of Ascension will take orders after all Masses on the weekends of October 23-24 and 30-31. They will be making Italian Subs with cheese and the subs will be available for pickup on Saturday, November 6. The cost is $7 per sub.

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Men, join us In powerful prayer!

Posted on October 12, 2021 in: General News

Men, join us In powerful prayer!
Catholic Men's Minsitry presents the Most Holy Rosary every month on the first Wednesday. "The Rosary is the most beautiful and the most rich in graces of all prayers; it is the prayer that touches most the Heart of the Mother of God…and if you wish peace to reign in your homes, r...

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Attention high school and college-aged men and women
Beginning November 10, St. Francis Parish in Newark will be starting a chapter of both the Melchizedek Project for young men and AVOW for young women. They will meet the second Wednesday of each month for approximately nine sessions. Young men and women from any parish are welcome to come to Mass...

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Come and See Weekend at the Pontifical College Josephinum
The Pontifical College Josephinum, in Columbus, Ohio, has scheduled a “Come and See” Live-In weekend for November 4 - 6, 2021.  The weekend has been set aside to allow young men (high school juniors, seniors, and college-aged students) to visit the seminary for a few days. L...

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Sponsor our Knights as they walk a mile in her shoes!
The Knights of Columbus (Ascension council) will be participating as a team in the 2nd Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event October 16th, 9-11 a.m., Downtown Newark at the square. The walk will raise much needed funds to pay for the safe housing for central Ohio women, ages 18-25, who have aged out...

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Sign up to pray with us for an end to abortion
Church of the Ascension will be participating in the 40 Days for Life campaign this Fall.  40DFL is a coordinated, national campaign to bring continuous prayer to local abortion clinics in more than 600 cities across the world. In Columbus, the program is sponsored by Greater Columbus Right to ...

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Register now to be part of the future of our Parish!
Please register for a Real Presence, Real Future Parish Consultation Zoom Session to learn more about future plans for Church of the Ascension and for the Diocese of Columbus. The session is via Zoom and you'll watch from your own home. Two sessions are offered, you only need to chose one.&...

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Join us for Euchre!

Posted on September 26, 2021 in: General News

Join us for Euchre!
Starting the first Sunday in October and continuing every 1st and 3rd Sunday evening of the month through the 3rd Sunday in April, the Social Committee holds progressive Euchre at the Church of the Ascension from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The cost is $2 per person to help pay for snacks and prizes. ...

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Nominate Ascension for this donation!
Edify is CatholicVote initiative spreading the truths of the faith and the foundational values of America. And they're giving away a generous donation to the Parish with the most nominations. Spread the word! Click here to nominate Church of the Ascension! https://edify.us/?fbclid=IwAR2-W-uNA...

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Who’s ready for the Ascension picnic?!
Join us Sunday, September 26, after the 11:00 am Mass for kid’s games, golf chipping contest, corn hole competition, fishpond, water balloon fights, bounce house, and more! The Knights of Columbus will provide meat for the grill and drinks. We are asking that families bring a side dish to s...

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Want to become Catholic? Or want to learn more about your faith?
Rite of Christian initiation for Adults, or RCIA, begins in September!  For non-Catholics, RCIA is how they become Catholic and it prepares them to celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist during the Easter season. And for current Catholics, it's an op...

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Free Reclaiming Faith and Family Conference
It's hard to evangelize when people stop listening, especially when it's your kids, grandkids, and people closest to you. But there is still hope, and still a way! This conference is all about effectively evangelizing your loved ones who have walked away from the Faith! The free Rec...

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Join us for the next group study at Ascension
Join us at Ascension on a journey into the heart of the Catholic faith. On Tuesdays starting Sept. 7th, 7-8:30pm, we will embark on a deep dive into Catholicism, who we are, what we believe, and why we believe. If you want to learn to live the faith authentically and defend the faith well, p...

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There's still time to make our Bishop's Annual Appeal goal!
We're on a roll! Help us meet our goal of $36,851.20 for this year’s Bishop Annual Appeal. Click here to make a gift: https://www.columbuscatholicgiving.org/make-a-gift-now (be sure to specify Church of the Ascension with your pledge) To date we have $29,191.20! To reach our goal we ...

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PSR classes collect pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House
For the last two years, the 4th grade PSR classes have led the service project to collect pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. The goal was to help teach the students about service to others as a part of the Corporal Works of Mercy and our faith. The initial plan was to take each class down to th...

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Attend a Celebration for Life Gala
For more than four decades, Pregnancy Decision Health Centers has been rescuing lives and impacting families for generations in the community. Celebrate PDHC's 40 th anniversary by attending a Celebration for Life Gala either in Lancaster on September 16 or in Columbus on September 23. Hear i...

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Thoughts to ponder in this Holy Year of St. Joseph
“’Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also’ (Lk 12:34). Saint Joseph has three treasures: Jesus, Mary, and you. Nothing consumes the heart of St. Joseph other than these three treasures. The heart of St. Joseph is the heart of a loving father, and you have access to hi...

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Volunteer with Mommies Matter

Posted on August 22, 2021 in: General News

Volunteer with Mommies Matter
Mommies Matter is a charitable organization that provides group and one-on-one mentoring support, as well as housing, educational, employment and financial assistance to brave, single, pregnant moms. Mommies Matter is built on the principle that life is better when we do it together. Join us Wedn...

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Join the adult choir at Ascension!
The Adult Choir will begin rehearsing soon! Anyone in High School or older is welcome to join. The ability to read music shouldn’t hold anyone back from joining. We all come from different backgrounds and help each other. Interested, but not sure if your voice is up to par? No worries;...

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Join Men of the East for their once-a-month Traveling Holy Hour
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church will host the Men of the East for their once-a-month Traveling Holy Hour on Thursday, September 9 starting at 7:00 pm in the church.  All men are invited and encouraged to attend.   Where:  St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church 303...

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Assistance urgently needed in Haiti for earthquake victims
A massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti Saturday morning, raising concerns about significant loss of life, injury and damage. You can help. When you give to Catholic Relief Services, you provide immediate assistance for our Haitian sisters and brothers desperate to survive this devastatin...

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Little Flower Showers is hosting a baby shower at St. Patrick Church
Little Flower Showers is hosting a baby shower at St. Patrick Church August 21! Little Flowers Showers is a ministry giving baby showers to moms in crisis pregnancies. Tonya is such a hardworking mom to baby Qadir who was born last month.  Please consider attending. The success of th...

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We need your baked goods!

Posted on August 18, 2021 in: General News

We need your baked goods!
Women of Ascension will have a small baked goods sale during the Labor Day yard sale. We are asking for donations of cookies, brownies, breads, and other small baked goods. We also need help with Friday sales - an hour or two would really help us out. Call Jan at 740-927-2239 or 614-...

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Join the Youth Leadership Institute
What are you looking for? Come join us for our Youth Leadership Institute, where we will form the Youth Leaders of our church! When: Every 2nd Wednesday, with a kickoff on September 15th Where: St. Catharine of Siena Parish Hall Who: All 8th-12th grade students Sign up here: https://dama...

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Sign up for a course with Fertility Awareness First
Women, have you been wanting to achieve one or more of the following goals? → increase body literacy → become an informed participant in healthcare decisions → practice an effective and natural method of family planning? Fertility Awareness First is a fertility awareness and natura...

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Pilgrimage to Damascus

Posted on August 08, 2021 in: General News

Pilgrimage to Damascus
This is your chance to experience Catholic Youth Summer Camp – no matter your age! Serra Club of North Columbus is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Damascus Catholic Mission Campus in Centerburg, Ohio on Wednesday, September 8. Driving directly or ride-sharing from the Josephinum at 9:00 a.m. ...

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Renew your love of the Eucharist with Archbishop Perez of Philadelphia
Don't miss this opportunity to renew your love and appreciation of the Eucharist, our source and summit of who we are, a people of God. This will be a joyful gathering of the faithful to celebrate our love of God, self, and others. It will be a time to have an encounter with Chris...

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Attn men of Ascension! Are you interested in a prayer and study group?
Men of faith are ESSENTIAL to our church. Are you interested in a men's group at Ascension that will meet every week for men to study together, fellowship, and lift each other up as fathers and brothers of our community? We're gauging interest right now. If you're interested, tex...

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Pilgrimage to Poland with Sr. Paulina, O.P., Sr. Leonarda, O.P. & Fr. David Schalk
Join this guided journey through Poland, June 8-21, 2022, which is a perfect balance of faith, history and culture. Follow in the footsteps of Pope Saint John Paul II. Visit Czestochowa, the spiritual center of Poland, where you will attend Mass at the Jasna Gora Monastery and pray in front of th...

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Catholic in Recovery seeks to serve those suffering from addictions and unhealthy attachments
Are you or someone you know interested in recovery from addiction and deepening their relationship with Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church. You are not alone.  Catholic in Recovery is a nonprofit organization that seeks to serve those suffering from addictions and unhealthy attachment...

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Be part of the future of the Church
Join a summer session to learn about the changing demographics of our Diocese that are being used to make decisions, and voice your opinion about the future of our parishes and schools. The future of our parish, and each of the 104 churches within the Columbus Diocese, depends on your part...

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Upcoming changes to our daily mass schedule
Beginning Sunday, August 1 there will be a few changes to our daily mass schedule at Church of the Ascension.  No daily Mass on Mondays.  The evening Mass is moving to Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm. From 5:00 - 6:00 pm on Tuesdays Fr Smith will offer a Holy Hour, as ...

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Resources for those suffering from infertility
Springs in the Desert was born of the shared pain of infertility and the blessing of friendship which grew from it. Kimberly Henkel, PhD and Ann Koshute, MTS, met while studying at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. Years later they met again and discovered ...

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Get your treasures ready for the Labor Day yard sale!
Start getting your stuff together for the Labor Day yard sale sponsored by the Social Committee! And we will really need your help this year! Click here to sign up.   Drop off your treasures Sunday, August 29th  2 to 5 pm Monday, August 30th  6 to 8 pm Tuesday, Au...

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How do I bring a non-Catholic friend to Mass?
Non-Catholics are welcome to witness the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. When they witness faithful Catholics experiencing this beautiful sacrament, it can encourage them to learn more about the Faith, and maybe even become Catholic themselves! This article was originally published on The Catholic Co...

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Join us in person for a group study at Ascension
Ever wonder why Catholics believe in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist? Ever have trouble defending or explaining this belief to others? Each Wednesday from 7:00 - 8:00 pm beginning July 21 and ending August 11, we will be watching together and hosting a discussion of Pre...

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You're invited to a live recording with Damascus Worship!
Worship is family, so we want YOU, our family, to be a part of our next album! Join us at Damascus at 7pm on August 14th to worship to all-new, original songs by Damascus Worship. We can't wait to see you there! Click here to RSVP on Facebook. 

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Register for PSR, classes begin Sept 12
It's time again to register for the new PSR year. Classes start on September 12 and will be held in person Sundays from 9:35-10:45 am.  Please click here to register.  Below you will find this year's policies.

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Join a summer information session
Join CLI and Diocesan leaders to learn more about the Real Presence, Real Future initiative at Information Sessions throughout the summer. Each session will be similar consisting of an overview of the Real Presence, Real Future initiative, and the opportunity for your questions and comments. We w...

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Attention Catholic Singles

Posted on July 10, 2021 in: General News

Attention Catholic Singles
Join hundreds of single Catholics from across the country at the 20th National Conference for Single Catholics August 20th-22nd, 2021 at the Omni Interlocken hotel in Broomfield, CO. The weekend includes talks by dynamic speakers (Fr. Nathan Cromly, Fr. Thomas Loya, Mary Beth Bonacci and others!)...

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Happy Retirement Father Ghiloni!
This weekend, July 10 and 11, is Father Ghiloni’s last weekend with us before he moves into retirement. As we prepare to wish him well in this exciting next chapter of his life, let’s take a look back at his fruitful career as a priest for the Diocese of Columbus. Father Mark was orda...

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Fr. Smith Welcome Breakfast July 18
Let’s come together as a parish to welcome our new pastor, Father Smith! Join us July 18 after the 8:30 mass for pancakes, waffles, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee and orange juice. We’ll gather outside on the pavilion, weather permitting. Hope to see e...

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Save the Date! The St. Matthew Parish Festival!
Please mark your calendar and plan to attend the St. Matthew Parish Festival on Thursday, July 15 - Saturday, July 17. New this year is the online Silent Auction. The profits of the auction will ultimately enhance the educational experience for all the students that St. Matthew School serves. Ple...

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Learn about the mystery of the Holy Trinity
If you haven’t yet attended one of seminarian Kevin Girardi’s lectures on the Holy Trinity, plan to join with others this Thursday evening. Come and learn more about the God we worship, what it means for God to be both one and three, how the Father, Son and Holy Spirit are related to one...

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Every Child Needs Someone Who Loves  & Cares For Them
Home is where love resides, where memories are created and friends always belong. Unfortunately, the foster children at The Village Network emerge from a house full of violence and anger, with empty pantries and broken promises.  Imagine your childhood without the memories of throwing the footb...

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Women’s Care Center Seeking Parenting Class Administrator!
Women’s Care Center is seeking a compassionate and welcoming individual to support our parenting class program which supports young families and expecting mothers. This individual will help with hospitality, coordination of childcare, attendance and client shopping, and support general daily o...

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Our parish DMI survey results are in!
During Lent earlier this year, Bishop Brennan asked each Parish in the diocese to participate in the Disciple Maker Index survey as part of the Real Presence, Real Future initiative. Hopefully you had a chance to take the survey. Thank you to all of you who did! Click here to see a summary of our...

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Watch the Johnstown Fireworks here at the church
Join us at the church for front row seats to the Johnstown fireworks on July 3! It’s been a while since we’ve been able to bring our Ascension family together, so we hope you’ll join us! It’s not a potluck like in years past but bring your own food and the grill will be av...

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Free Concert in Scioto Park with Seph Schlueter
Free listener appreciation event from St. Gabriel Catholi Radio!  It's been awhile since we've seen some of your smiling faces! Please stop by and say "hi" and then enjoy this talented local Catholic artist from Damascus. Get to Scioto Park in Dublin at 5P...

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Register now for a retreat with Damascus
Registration for the women's reatreat in October, and the men's retreat in April, is now open! In the midst of a life of service, connect back to the source. We are reversing the trends by awakening, empowering, and equipping a generation to live the adventur...

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7 Secrets of Successful (a.k.a. Joyful) Catholics
By Paul Wilkes (source: https://catholicdos.org/successful-parishioners) Successful (a.k.a joyful) parishioners are those who are not satisfied at merely being a member of a parish. They are those who, among other things, believe in the adventure of being Catholic, believe in other parishioner...

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Eucharistic Gathering to offer prayer, talks, music at two events
By Tim Puet Catholic Times Reporter   Bishop Robert Brennan is inviting people from throughout the Diocese of Columbus to come together for a two-day Eucharistic Gathering on Friday night, Aug. 27 at Columbus St. Joseph Cathedral and Saturday morning, Aug. 28 at Columbus St. Charles Preparat...

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A note from Bishop Brennan

Posted on June 09, 2021 in: General News

A note from Bishop Brennan
As restrictions ease, we are thankfulbut remain patient After these difficult months of the pandemic, I’m very excited to welcome you back to Mass, starting last weekend on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, a special day in the life of the Church when we give thanks for the real presence of ...

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Stop Tax-Payer Funded Abortion
The Hyde Amendment has protected Americans from funding abortion for 45 years. It's credited with saving the lives of over 2.4 million children to date. Now, powerful members of Congress want to take away this law that both Democrats and Republicans have supported for nearly half a century. With...

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Red Cross Blood Drive

Posted on June 06, 2021 in: General News

Red Cross Blood Drive
Please schedule an appointment for the next RED CROSS Blood Drive here at the church on Monday, June 14, 2021 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. This is one of our regular 56-day-rotation drives. Please make an appointment by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: ProlifeJohns.

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Register for VBS! It's not too late!
We're excited to announce Vacation Bible School will be held in person this year from June 21 - 25. And it's free!  Click here to register https://forms.gle/vD93ppdCPxtjLVCB8 Click here for a printable flyer.  If you are interested in helping out, please ema...

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What to expect at Mass this weekend
The dispensation from attending Mass is being lifted on the weekend of June 5/6.  So every parish is moving in the direction of restoring full capacity.   June 5/6 Feast of Corpus Christi Face Masks are not required. You may continue to wear one if you're more comfortable...

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NEW The Catholic Father podcast
“The Catholic Father” is the podcast where Catholic husband and father Devin Schadt teaches you about fatherhood, masculinity and the Catholic faith using Scripture and real-life experience.  In the first episode Devin talks about something that a lot of men struggle with: t...

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Jubilee of Anniversaries Mass
Jubilee of Anniversaries 2021 will take place on Sunday, June 27 at St. Joan of Arc, Powell. Bishop Brennan will celebrate Mass at 2:30 p.m. There will be a gift provided rather than a reception due to the pandemic. Parishioners who are celebrating significant wedding anniversaries (25th, 30th...

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Fill up a virtual Bottle for Life
Each year, we partner with local churches in Licking, Muskingum, and Perry counties to raise funds for the life-saving services provided through Heartbeats to abortion-vulnerable women and families. Many families desperately need the resources and support Heartbeats provides! Because of the ong...

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Protecting God’s Children Class
There will be a class on Protecting God’s Children at St. Francis Church from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on June 10th. Anyone who works at a church in any capacity is required to take this class. Sign up on virtus.org under Columbus Diocese – available sessions

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Help foster vocations with the Serra Club
Come grow with us! We are looking for new members for the Serra Club. Serra is a lay organization of Catholic men and women dedicated to fostering vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and religious life for the Diocese of Columbus. We need your love, energy and support! For more information cal...

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1st Annual Blessing of the Motorcycles
St. Frances DeSales, Newark: 1st Annual “Blessing of the Motorcycles” Motorcycle “riders” and passengers, too, need the protection of God while they ride! Father Dave Sizemore will be officiating this new annual event. All are welcome! Join us and ask your friends who ride...

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Married Couples: TIME FOR A GETAWAY!
It is time to get out of the house! Attend a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend where married couples can get away from jobs, kids, chores, and phones and focus only on each other. The next weekend is July 9-11 in Central Ohio. For more information or to apply, contact Paul & Marilou Clouse...

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Young men: do you know where your life is going?
Quo Vadis Vocation Discernment Camp Quo Vadis is a vocation discernment camp led by priests and seminarians of the Diocese of Columbus and is supported by the diocesan Office of Vocations. When: July 25-28, 2021 Who: Young men entering grades 9-12 Where: The Pontifical College Josephinum, 7...

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Obligation to attend Mass reinstated June 5-6
On May 13, 2021 the Ohio Bishops issued a letter reinstating the general obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation. "...Together, the Bishops of Ohio have decided that the general obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation (including the...

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Attn girls grades 1-12: you are invited to DOYMAR
Attention girls grades 1-12: you are invited to DOYMAR at St Paul Church in Westerville. Join the the sisters of Daughters of Holy Mary of the Heart of Jesus to gather in prayer as desciples and listen to Jesus in the Eucharist, experience the mystery of the redemption, and become apostles who ...

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Catholic Schoolhouse

Posted on May 07, 2021 in: General News

Catholic Schoolhouse
Catholic Schoolhouse, a local homeschool program, is currently registering students. More than an academic co-op, Catholic Schoolhouse is a structured program meeting weekly for homeschoolers, that includes chorus, two hours of classroom instruction, hands-on science, art projects, and opportunities...

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Bishop’s Annual Appeal

Posted on May 07, 2021 in: General News

Bishop’s Annual Appeal
Please prayerfully consider a gift in support of the Bishop’s Annual Appeal, which makes possible many ministries and programs that benefit so many in our diocese. Our parish goal this year is $36,851.20. We hope that each of you will be able to make a gift today. Please understand that no ...

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Pope Francis urges Catholics to unite through praying the rosary in May
Pope Francis sent a letter Saturday encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary throughout May. He also shared two new prayers to implore the help of the Virgin Mary during the coronavirus pandemic. “Contemplating the face of Christ with the heart of Mary our Mother will make us even more unit...

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World's Largest Diaper Drive on May 1
Bottoms Up Diaper Drive has a vision to end diaper need in the regions we serve. Partnering with local social service agencies, we provide free diapers to low-income families while raising awareness of the basic health need for diapers. In order to meet the growing demand for diapers, Bottoms Up ...

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First Communion

Posted on April 20, 2021 in: General News

First Communion
Please congratulate James Williams, Michael Dudas, Grace Perler, Remy Van Ostran, Austin Eckstein, and Ella Thomas on making their First Communion the weekend of April 25.  And congratulate Anna Hochanadel, Sierra BeVier, Adelynn Schmitz, Mason Davis, Quinn Eckenrode, and Drew Lyons on their...

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Attention Men! Consecration to St. Joseph
Men of the Parish, you are invited by The Catholic Men’s Ministry to join a special men’s faith formation program – Consecration to St. Joseph by Father Donald H. Calloway. Dates: This is a 7-week program that begins May 6th and 8th and concludes on June 24th and 26th. We will s...

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City-Wide Praise Adoration

Posted on April 19, 2021 in: General News

City-Wide Praise Adoration
All are welcome to a City-Wide Praise Adoration from 10:00 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, April 24 at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (5225 Refugee Road, Columbus, OH). Mass begins at 10:00 a.m. and will be celebrated by Fr. Dean Mathewson. Patrick Shroyer will share a teaching on, “The Promise of...

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Sunday, April 25 Is World Day of Prayer for Vocations
On Sunday, April 25, the Holy Father has asked all Catholics to intercede for vocations. Will you make a special effort to ask the Lord for more vocations to the priesthood and religious life? Pray for the priests who have ministered to you throughout your life, both living and dead. Keep our parish...

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Register now for VBS!

Posted on April 08, 2021 in: General News

Register now for VBS!
We're excited to announce Vacation Bible School will be held in person this year from June 21 - 25.  Click here to register https://forms.gle/vD93ppdCPxtjLVCB8 Click here for a printable flyer.  Although it might look different than in years past, we believe we can do thi...

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Monastery Chapel open for Adoration
The Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary are pleased to announce that their Monastery Chapel is now open to the public for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. When: Monday—Thursday, and Saturday Time: 2:45—4:30 p.m. The nuns recite the Rosary at 3 p.m., followed by None (Midafter...

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“Courage” and “Encourage”
“Courage” is a program offering spiritual support for Catholic men and women who experience samesex attractions and desire to live chaste lives following the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. “EnCourage” is a program which offers support for family members and friend...

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Converging Roads Medical Ethics Conference
Join us for the first Converging Roads medical ethics conference presented by the St. John Paul II Foundation, the Diocese of Columbus, and the Catholic Medical Association of Central Ohio. On the topic of Health Care and Human Dignity, this one-day conference offers continuing education for health ...

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Foster a child, change a life

Posted on March 22, 2021 in: General News

Foster a child, change a life
Attend a virtual info session: Thursday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85334052895 St. Vincent Family Center connects children in Ohio who need a place of respite and stability with foster parents who provide loving, nurturing temporary homes. St. Vincent Family ...

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Bethesda Healing Ministry

Posted on March 22, 2021 in: General News

Bethesda Healing Ministry
If you or someone you know is struggling from a past abortion experience, please call 614-309-0157. The blossom of new beginnings starts with a single, small seed. 

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Kneeling Pads

Posted on March 14, 2021 in: General News

Kneeling Pads
PLEASE GRAB A PAD!! Many thanks to an anonymous donor, who has generously provided kneeling pads for folks as a comfortable way to celebrate the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Please feel free to take one for each member of your family. It will be necessary to carry them back and forth with you to Mass e...

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40 Days of Adoration

Posted on March 14, 2021 in: General News

40 Days of Adoration
Bishop Robert Brennan calls upon the Diocese of Columbus to celebrate Jesus Christ's Real Presence in the Eucharist in a special way this Lent. Starting on Ash Wednesday, February 17, the diocese will launch 40 Days of Adoration.  Every day for 40 days, a different parish will host Expos...

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Nominate the 2021 Catholic Man of the Year
The Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club is accepting nominations for the Diocese of Columbus 2021 Catholic Man of the Year. The Catholic Man of the Year is awarded to one layman who, through his daily actions, words, and prayers, exemplifies the “good and faithful servant.” For details...

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Funeral Planning Zoom Recording Available
If you are interested in viewing the FUNERAL PLANNING ZOOM SESSION that was held a few weeks ago, please contact Kathy at 614-325-0188 to make arrangements to borrow a flash drive to play it at home at your convenience.

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2021 Lenten Guide

Posted on March 01, 2021 in: General News

2021 Lenten Guide
Operation Rice Bowl Our parish will participate in Operation Rice Bowl, a program of Catholic Relief Services, again this Lent. Cardboard rice bowls are available in the gathering space for you to take home to collect your donations for those less fortunate and return during Holy Week. Station...

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The Disciple Maker Index Survey
The Disciple Maker Index Survey is open. Bishops video: Real Presence, Real Future | Announcement - YouTube Please help us participate by completing a 10-15 minute survey as soon as possible. Go to https://portal.catholicleaders.org/dmi/survey/kdbt5k1bt5 There are also opportuniti...

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24th Annual Catholic Men's Conference
Called To Be Saints will be held on Saturday, February 27th, 2021. Mass will held at 8:30 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle. Preventive COVID-19 protocols will be in place. Ascension is one of the host parishes for this year's Catholic Men's Conference. Please peruse the poster and register soon....

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The Catholic Times

Posted on February 16, 2021 in: General News

The Catholic Times
The annual collection has begun for The Catholic Times newspaper, the official news source for the Diocese of Columbus. The Catholic Times features insightful commentary from a Catholic perspective and focuses on news around the diocese from parishes, schools, events and Bishop Robert Brennan. Subsc...

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