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Parents desiring Baptism for their infant begin by attending a Baptism class.  Please note that you may have one or two godparents.  One must be a practicing Catholic, confirmed and at least 16 years of age.

Baptism Process
Baptism Registration Form
Godparent Form
Baptism Witness Form for non-Catholic Christians

Infant: Elizabeth Whitehead 913.681.3348
School Age Children: William O’Leary 913.681.7683
Adults: Liz Willman 913.681.3348


Weddings: Registered couples wishing to be married at Church of the Ascension should contact the parish office 913.681.3348 at least six months prior to the wedding and make an appointment with one of our priests.  At the time, information regarding marriage preparation programs, as required by the Archdiocese of KC in KS, will be explained.

Find more information about Ascension’s Marriage Preparation Process here: 

Annulments: For more information on applying for a declaration of nullification for a previous marriage, contact one of our priests 913.681.3348.


We are encouraged to receive this sacrament as a regular part of our Christian lives at least once a year when in a state of serious sin.
Reconciliation is one of the first steps in preparation for receiving First Holy Communion.

Tuesday 11:00am-11:45am & 6:30pm-7:30pm
Wednesday 6:00am-6:30am
Saturday 3:00pm-4:00pm
Sundays 4pm-4:45pm
Or By Appointment


Catholics have the opportunity to receive the Eucharist with us daily.  Those living the faith attend mass on Sunday & Holy Days of Obligation.

Second Grade students enrolled in Youth Faith Formation & Ascension Catholic School prepare for the celebration of First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion.  Attendance in religion class in the First grade is strongly encouraged.  Parents and students are expected to take a very active part in the preparation for both sacraments.

Third through Eight Grade students who have not received their First Reconciliation of Communion will prepare separately in addition to their attendance at classes in their respective grade levels.

Click below for information on ministering to the parishioners unable to make it to Mass: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion:  Homebound, Assisted Living and Hospitals


The Sacrament of confirmation is conferred in the Eighth Grade.  Youth Faith Formation & Ascension Catholic School students prepare by attending all scheduled classes during 7th & 8th Grade.  In addition, they attend the candidate/sponsor sessions designed to assist the spiritual growth of each candidate.  Service projects and a retreat are part of the requirement for being ready to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

High School Students: Youth Faith Formation 913.681.7683
Adults: Liz Willman 913.681.3348

Anointing Of The Sick

The Anointing of the Sick is one of strengthening, peace, and courage to overcome the difficulties that coincide with the condition of serious illness or the frailty of old age.

Rosary & Anointing of the Sick: First Thursday of the month 6:30p, Church Sanctuary.
If attendance is not possible, contact a priest for an appointment 913.681.3348.