Becoming One

Becoming One is a ministry created by and for newly (and newly-ish!) married couples. We are passionate about loving our spouses, growing in faith, and connecting as a community. Want to join us?

Join us for Valentine’s Day!


Registration is required for this event. The cost is $30/couple.

Date: Friday, February 14th

Time: 6:30-8:30 PM

Where: Church of the Ascension Parish Hall

What: We are meeting up at this date-night event!

Table for 3? Join your favorite Italian Priest for a very special Valentine’s Day edition of Together! Fr. Alessandro will be speaking on the topic of romance and the importance of nurturing love in your marriage — all shared from his uniquely amazing “White Collar” perspective. We will serve a full Italian dinner, with appetizers, drinks, and dessert — plus we’ll have live instrumental music and childcare! Fr. Alessandro will also lead couples in wedding vow renewal conclude with blessing all marriages. Come ready to enjoy a Valentine’s Date with your spouse!


Healthy Heart Pro Tips

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Please RSVP so we know who to expect! (“maybe” is an RSVP option — in case your schedule isn’t perfectly figured!)

Date: Thursday, February 28th

Time: 7-8:30 PM

Where: Location TBD

What: Join us for an evening with Stacie Cordell — a Catholic Marriage and Family therapist. Stacie will share a few “pro tips” on the topics of communication, connection, and fully embracing the call to live as a domestic church.


As a general FYI, babies are always welcome!


Fish Fry + Bother Father

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Date: Friday, March 20th

Time: 5:30-8 PM

Where: Church of the Ascension Parish Hall

What: Meet us for a Friday Night Fish Fry Dinner at Ascension. When we are finished eating, we will move into an Adult Faith Room for “Bother Father” with Fr. Viet. Bring questions that are begging for answers — aspects of our faith about which you have always wondered, but didn’t know who to ask. We will see you there!

As a general FYI, babies are always welcome!


United in Prayer

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Date: Thursday, March 26th

Time: 7-8:30 PM

Where: TBD

What: Join us for an evening with Dr. Mike Scherschligt , who will explain the Rosary movement that is igniting KC and beyond! We will also join Mike in praying and recording a Rosary for the podcast.

As a general FYI, babies are always welcome!

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Mark Your Calendars:

We typically get together on the 4th Thursday of each month, usually between 7-8:30 PM.

Consider our upcoming details and dates to be an approximation of reality … not actual reality. Plans will likely ebb and flow. Stay tuned!

Here are dates and times to pencil in:

February 14th: Together with Fr. Alessandro

Ascension Parish Hall, 6:30-8:30 (Registration Required)

February 27th: An evening with Stacie Cordell, MS, LMFT

Location TBD, 7-8:30 PM

March 20th: Fish Fry Friday + Bother Father with Fr. Viet

Will meet in Ascension Parish Hall; 5:30 – 8:00.

March 26th: Rosary on the Road with Dr. Mike  Scherschlight

We are still confirming with Mike; Location TBD; 7-8:30 PM

April 23rd: Service Project with Catholic Charities

Details and Location TBD, 7-8:30 PM

May 21st or 28th: Top Golf, 7-8:30 PM


More about who we are and what we are all about:

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“We are on our way” … join us!

We are on our way: 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.

Join us: If you are married or engaged and interested in joining or learning more, then we would love to have you! Contact Sarah Streitwieser at sstreitwieser@kcascension.org for more information or to be added to our email distribution list.