Office Hours

2025 Woodman Drive Kettering, OH 45420
(937) 253-5171

Office Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM to 4 PM

Welcome

This Week's Mass Schedule

Mass schedule - Sept. 26-Oct. 4
Sat. Sept. 26 - 5:00 PM Saturday Vigil Mass
Sun. Sept. 27 - 8:30 & 11:00 AM Sunday Mass
Mon. Sept. 28 - 9:00 AM Daily Mass
Tue. Sept. 29 - 6:00 PM Daily Mass
Wed. Sept. 30 - 9:00 AM Daily Mass
Thu. Oct. 1 - No Daily Mass
Thu. Oct. 1 - 10:30 AM Funeral Mass for Catherine Johnson
Fri. Oct. 2 - 9:00 AM Daily Mass
Sat., Oct. 3 - 5:00 PM Saturday Vigil Mass
Sun. Oct. 4 - 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM Mass

NOTE: Social distancing measures enforced; all to enter through the center doors facing Woodman Dr. See below for Archdiocesan directives on facemasks.

Church of the Ascension

Covid-19 Update: Mask Requirement at Public Masses

  The Archdiocese of Cincinnati requires masks for everyone attending public Masses. Thank you for wearing a mask to Mass at Ascension, and for your care for public safety and the common good.   

 

 

 

ALL MASSES LIVESTREAMED

Please take care of yourselves, and be safe!  We care about you!  As per the Archbishop's directives, the dispensation of the Sunday obligation will continue for the foreseeable future.  Because we care about both your physical and spiritual health, we are livestreaming all daily and weekend Masses going forward. Click the Streamspot picture to the right or see the "Watch Mass Live" link below to view Mass live.  You can also watch later in the day by clicking on the "Archives" link

  • The church is open for daily Mass Monday thru Friday.  (9:00 AM M, W, Th, F; 6PM T).  If you wish to use the church for personal prayer while it's closed, please come to the Parish Office, and we'll be happy to let you in!

Continue to check our website and social media for any adaptations we make as we gauge the effectiveness of the changes we've made.

May God, the Great Healer, be with us all, and may the Holy Spirit bless all us with good health and sustain us in faith, hope and love during this time of uncertainty.

Green means Go!  We've marked off the pews to create social distancing at public Masses.  Please sit in pews with the green tape to your back, and make sure to sit 6ft from anyone who does not live in your household.  Thanks!  

 

                     

To help you decide whether or not you're ready to return to public Masses, we're publishing the attendance at each weekend Mass.  Church capacity is normally 800, but with social distancing, we are closer to 200, including the simulcast in the Witzman Center. 

Attendance for the Weekend of September 19/20:  5:00PM - 161,  8:30AM - 143,  11:00AM - 188

 

AS THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS APPROACH, WE'LL SEE MORE AND MORE MAIL, POLITICAL ADS AND SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS TELLING US WE MUST VOTE ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, OR THAT ONE POLITICAL PARTY OR ANOTHER HAS THE CORNER ON MORALITY.  TO HELP US WADE THROUGH IT ALL, THE ARCHDIOCESE HAS STARTED AN INITITATIVE CALLED iVoteCatholic. 

Click on the logo above for info and resources, and see our upcoming bulletins for links to connected iVoteCatholics events.

Join Catholics from around the Archdiocese in prayer for Peace, Justice and Goodwill in our country.  Your extra minute a day can be part of a million-hours of prayer in Southwest Ohio!  Click the picture below to make your prayer pledge!  

Coming to Mass in person may not possible, but there are a number of radio, TV, and online resources available to help you stay connected to Christ and the Sacraments, including Confession.

Click the picture below to access those:

  

Keep checking our website and social media. We will add other resources as they become available.

For the latest updates, sign up for Flocknote, our electronic messaging system.  To do that, scroll down this page and click on the cute little lamb. 

We've started our own facebook live event on Wednesday and Friday at noon,"Midday Musings with Joe".   If you have 10-15 minutes and are looking for a little something to kickstart your afternoon, give it a shot.  See below to like our Facebook page and you'll be off and running.

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2025 Woodman Drive  

Kettering, OH 45420       (937) 253-5171

For Directions, click here:  Google Map

Weekly Bulletin - Find this week's bulletin as well as past issues at DiscoverMass.com

 Text ASC to 84576 or click on the cute little lamb to get the latest news and updates from Ascension through Flocknote

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