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Church of the Ascension Adult Faith Registration

Church of the Ascension Adult Faith Registration

Please use the buttons below to complete a registration page for a course or group you would like to participate in. You may pay online or write a check for fees. Checks may be payable to Church of the Ascension and returned to the parish office.

Current Offerings

Reveal The Gift

Reveal The Gift

Have you ever wondered if you are doing this whole “womanhood thing” right?

Join us as we read and discuss Reveal the Gift: Living the Feminine Genius, by Lisa Cotter.

This 5-week study will uncover a transformation vision of a woman’s purpose, meaning, and gifts, which might not be exactly what you expect.

Days: Thursdays
Time: 10:30-11:30
Dates: April 13-May 11
Location: Adult Faith Rooms
Facilitator: Ann Smith
Register: by Monday, April 10

Materials: Please pick up your own copy of Reveal the Gift: Living the Feminine Genius, by Lisa Cotter (Available at Trinity House Catholic Books and Gifts or on Amazon)


Ongoing Classes

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)


Are you or someone you know interested in becoming Catholic? Join us for classes to see if this is right for you! We will meet on Monday nights to present basic topics of the faith and grow in our relationship with God. Adults are welcomed into the Church at Easter in the spring. We also would love to have parishioners volunteer to serve as a sponsor for someone going through RCIA.

Information Night
Monday August 29, 2022 5:30-6:30pm in St. Mark Room

Regular day and time: Mondays 5:30pm-7:30pm
First regular session: September 12
Location: St. Mark Room
No Cost

RCIA Information

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Christ Renews His Parish Retreat

Christ Renews His Parish

Parish sponsored retreat program offering a Sat./Sun. retreat at the parish in the Fall and in the Spring. There are separate weekends for Men and Women. It is a program designed to bring parish members together in Christ, and emphasizes your continued growth in Catholic Christian life. It initiates this through small group participation. If interested, complete the registration form on page 30, or check out the parish website or Adult Faith Bulletin Board in the Gathering Space for a registration form.

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Disciples Dwelling: A Young Adult Bible Study

Are you currently transitioning from college into adulthood? Are you looking for an opportunity where you can dig deeper into your Catholic faith while bonding with other young adults on fire for Christ? Then consider joining Disciples Dwelling (DD) – Ascension’s young adult weekly small group study. We discuss upcoming Sunday Mass readings followed by a fellowship activity – with occasional DD functions on weekends.

Disciples Dwelling

Ongoing Bible Study for a passionate group of Catholic Young Adults, ages 21-35
Thursdays: 7:00PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Youth Center
Facilitator: Rachel Sevart an Brooke Kramer
No Cost

If you feel called to learn more about joining Disciples Dwelling, look us up on Facebook or contact Rachel Sevart for more information.

Men Of Ascension

Men of Ascension

Are you looking for a way to get more meaning out of Mass? If so, join with other men of the parish to meet each week and discuss the upcoming Sunday Mass readings. This group discusses the Sunday readings followed by discussion on their applicability to the lives of men. New members are invited to join at any time.

Fridays: 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM
Date: Ongoing
Location: St. Mark Room
Facilitator: Ken Jennison
No Cost

Fathers Of St. Joseph

Fathers Of St. Joseph

Come join us as we learn God’s plan for men, fatherhood, Scriptural solutions to living life today based on how God intended. Our goal is to make the theological practical: finding happiness now and for eternity for fathers and all those we love.

Sundays: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Date: Ongoing
Location: in homes
Facilitator: Phil Hernandez
No Cost

Mothers of Young Children

Mothers of Young Children

Through authentic friendships, prayer, family activities, and community service, we hope to encourage and equip fellow mothers in the beauty and traditions of the Catholic Faith. If you are a mother of a young child (pregnancy through second grade), then you are invited to join us the first Thursday of each month at 7:00pm in the St. John Room. Check our webpage and bulletin for additional events throughout the year as well.

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Mother’s Circle

Mother's Circle

We are mothers of teenagers & young adults, growing, supporting, learning, and praying together. Join us on the first Tuesday of each month, from 6:30-8:00pm in the St. John room.

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In addition to our wonderful, in-person studies, parishioners are able to access thousands of movies, talks and classes for FREE! Ascension has purchased a subscription.

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Becoming One

Becoming One

Becoming one is a marriage enrichment ministry created by and for newly (and newly-ish!) married couples. Join us! We are on a journey, moving toward knowing and loving our spouses, our faith, and our community more fully and more passionately. We are actively creating a group — a family of sorts — that is vibrant, authentic, and open to new people and ideas. If you are married or engaged and interested in joining or learning more, then we would love to have you!

Dates: 4th Thursday of each month
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: Varies
Topics and Speakers: Vary
Cost of Event: Free

For more information about upcoming events, or to sign-up for our email distribution list, visit us at

Late registrations are welcome, but there is no guarantee that materials will be available through Ascension. You may have to obtain your own materials.

Contact Elizabeth Whitehead or Liz Willman with questions regarding these offerings.

Scholarships are available for those under financial constraints-contact Liz Willman.

For technical issues contact Ray Martin