Office Hours

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

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


This Week's Mass Schedule

Liturgy schedule - October 23-31
Sat..Oct. 23- 5 PM Mass; confessions at 4 PM
. . . (Fr. Tom Shearer)
Sun. Oct. 24 - 8:30 & 11:00 AM Mass (Fr. Ed Pratt)
Mon. Oct. 25 - 9 AM Daily Mass
Tue. Oct. 26 - NO 9 AM Daily Mass
Wed. Oct. 27- 9 AM Daily Mass
Thu. Oct. 28 - NO 9 AM Daily Mass
Thu. Oct. 28 - 10:30 AM Funeral Mass Norman Staub
Fri. Oct. 29- 9 AM Daily Mass
Sat. Oct. 30- 5 PM Mass; confessions at 4 PM
. . . . (Father Ed Pratt)
Sun. Oct. 31- 8:30 & 11:00 AM Mass
. . . . (Fr. Gene Contadino at 8:30 Father Ed Pratt 11:00)

Church of the Ascension

On Oct 1, it was announced that Ascension will become a parish family with St. Albert and St. Charles.  The period for public commentary on the groupings runs through Oct 20.  To see the map of the Parish Family groupings for the entire Archdiocese, and to share your comments with the Archdiocesan leadership, click the logo above. We welcome this opportunity to grow our family and position ourselves for ongoing mission!

Ascension Beacons of Light Prayer

Heavenly Father,

From the moment you gave birth to your Church,
through the power of the Holy Spirit,
you have called on your people to be
beacons of light to a darkened world.

That same Spirit has been at work at Ascension since our founding.
We have especially embraced a spirit of welcome —
a willingness to accept every person you have brought to our doors.
Now, as our archdiocese embarks upon the process of
pastoral planning for the decades to come,
bless our parish with that same spirit of welcome.
May we open the doors of our hearts
and embrace new ways of being Church,
so we can continue to be
beacons of light for all your people.

We make this prayer through the intercession of Mary, our Mother,

and in the name of your Son, Jesus,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,

God forever and ever.  Amen



Given the recent rise in Covid cases, we are following the CDC guidelines and once again encouraging masks for all, but we are not yet mandating them.

Over the summer, we returned to a normal seating pattern in the sanctuary.  We will continue that unless and until we receive different guidance from the Archdiocese.

Women's retreat


The Women's Guild has 19 Baskets that will be raffled off at this year's Harvest of Values Fall Bazaar.  You can see all 18 and purchase tickets in advance by clicking on the basket to the left.



October is the Month of the Rosary.  What better way to celebrate than to join us every Tuesday evening through October at 6pm to walk and pray our parking lot Rosary? If you are not able to walk, no problem! Bring a chair to sit and pray with us.  All are welcome. 

Year of St. Joseph Dec. 8, 2020-Dec. 8, 2021



Ascension App

Download our MyParish App, available for Apple and Android phones.  Easy access to parish information, calendar of events, the bulletin, livestreaming of Mass, as well as daily readings, all kinds of prayers and instructions for going to Confession, tithing, Catholic news, reflections, the rosary and much more.  Click the picture to download now!


We've started our own facebook live event on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 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.  Click the logo 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

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