Spiritual Guidance & Resources During COVID-19
Ascension is here to walk with you during this difficult time.

Danielle Bean on Scripture
& the Mission of Modern Women

TONIGHT!
April 1st
8pm EDT

Streaming on Facebook

Join us TONIGHT at 8 PM ET for this first session of Danielle Bean’s “You Are Enough” mini-retreat. In this mini-retreat, Catholics will discover how the stories of the women of the Bible, including Rahab, Bathsheba, Tamar, Hannah, and Sarah, teach us about our mission and worth today. This mini-retreat consists of two 30-minute sessions. We hope to see you there!

Life, Ministry and Chosen
during COVID-19 with Chris Stefanick

TONIGHT!
April 1st
7pm EDT

Streaming on Facebook & Zoom

Join us as we talk about life, ministry and Chosen with Chris Stefanick as we chart a course through these unprecedented challenges.

Register

Jeff Cavins’ Bible in a Month

TONIGHT!
March 31st
8pm EDT

Streaming on Facebook

Jeff Cavins will be hosting a LIVE Bible study tonight, walking through the “big picture” story of the Bible over one month. Tune in at any point even if you missed previous sessions! Each session covers a different topic and will be available on Ascension’s Facebook page for viewing any time after the Live recording.

Jeff Cavins’ Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition

TONIGHT!
March 30th
8pm EDT

Streaming on Facebook

Jeff Cavins will be hosting a LIVE Bible study tonight about hope amid change and suffering in this pandemic. Participants are encouraged to follow along with the special pdf workbook. Tune in at any point even if you missed previous sessions! Each session covers a different topic and will be available on Ascension’s Facebook page for viewing any time after the Live recording.

To the Heart: A Lenten Retreat With Fr. Mike Schmitz

This weekend, Father Mike Schmitz will lead a live online retreat to help you draw closer to Jesus’ heart as Holy Week begins. Beginning this Friday evening and ending Palm Sunday afternoon, join Father Mike and a group of fellow Christians for a time of spiritual renewal and reflection.

Upcoming Webinars

April 22, Fr. Mike: New Approaches for Parish Baptismal Preparation, 7pm EDT
Learn more about Belonging here.

Studies with Instant Access

We offer Catholic studies that are eligible for individual access! Just purchase the Online Video Access product and you will be able to view the videos right away.

Home Devotion Sale!

From now until Easter Sunday, Ascension is offering special discounts on books and prayer resources that could be used for home devotions.

The Great Adventure Catholic Bible included!

Ascension LIVE Events!

New additions to come.

  • Week of 04/06
  • Week of 04/13

Monday - 04/06

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Dan Celluci
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition (Part 4/8)
Jeff Cavins hosts a virtual study experience of Walking Towards Eternity, a practical, biblical study about hope amid suffering. Tune in at any point even if you missed previous sessions! Each session covers a different topic.

8 Part Series
Length: 45min Sessions
Mondays & Fridays
Streaming on Facebook

Recommended reading: Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition Digital Workbook

Tuesday - 04/07

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Colin MacIver & Family
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Bible in a Month (Part 3/4)
Jeff Cavins walks through the “big picture” story of the Bible over one month

4 Part Series
Length: 1hr Sessions
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: The Great Adventure Catholic Bible

Wednesday - 04/08

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Brian Butler & Family
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Danielle Bean on Scripture & the Mission of Modern Women (Part 2/2)
Danielle Bean speaks about what the stories of the women of the Old Testament can teach modern women about their mission and worth.

2 Part Series
Length: 30min Sessions
Wednesdays
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: You Are Enough Book

Thursday - 04/09

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy & Holy Hour
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Damon Owens
Streaming on Facebook

6pm EDT

LIVE Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Fr. Mike Schmitz
Streaming on Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Bible in a Month (Part 4/4)
Jeff Cavins walks through the “big picture” story of the Bible over one month

4 Part Series
Length: 1hr Sessions
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: The Great Adventure Catholic Bible

Friday - 04/10

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy & Holy Hour
Streaming on Facebook

3pm EDT

LIVE Good Friday Liturgy with Fr. Mike Schmitz
Streaming on Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Bishop Joseph Coffey
Streaming on Facebook

7pm EDT

LIVE Stations of The Cross with Fr. Mark Toups
Streaming on Facebook

Recommended reading: The Way of the Cross [Kindle Edition]

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Dr. Edward Sri’s Biblical Walk Through Holy Week (Session 2/2)
Catholics attending this livestream on this holy night will hear a reflection and commentary on the Seven Last Words of Christ from the Cross.

2 Part Series
Length: 30min Sessions with Q&A
Palm Sunday & Good Friday
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: No Greater Love Book

Saturday - 04/11

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy & Holy Hour
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Rose Sweet
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

LIVE Easter Vigil with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

9pm EDT

LIVE Easter Vigil with Fr. Mike Schmitz
Streaming on Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

Sunday - 04/12

9:30am EDT

LIVE Easter Morning Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

10am EDT

LIVE Easter Morning Mass with Fr. Mike Schmitz
Streaming on Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

11am EDT

LIVE Easter Morning Mass with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Streaming on Facebook & Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

4pm EDT

Rosary with Andrew & Sarah Swafford (Pre-Recorded)
Streaming on Facebook

Monday - 04/13

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition (Part 5/8)
Jeff Cavins hosts a virtual study experience of Walking Towards Eternity, a practical, biblical study about hope amid suffering. Tune in at any point even if you missed previous sessions! Each session covers a different topic.

8 Part Series
Length: 45min Sessions
Mondays & Fridays
Streaming on Facebook

Recommended reading: Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition Digital Workbook

Tuesday - 04/14

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

Wednesday - 04/15

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

Thursday - 04/16

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

Friday - 04/17

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

7pm EDT

Stations of The Cross with Fr. Mark Toups (Pre-Recorded)
Streaming on Facebook & Ascension Presents YouTube

Recommended reading: The Way of the Cross [Kindle Edition]

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition (Part 6/8)
Jeff Cavins hosts a virtual study experience of Walking Towards Eternity, a practical, biblical study about hope amid suffering. Tune in at any point even if you missed previous sessions! Each session covers a different topic.

8 Part Series
Length: 45min Sessions
Mondays & Fridays
Streaming on Facebook

Recommended reading: Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition Digital Workbook

Saturday - 04/18

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

Sunday - 04/19

10am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Mike Schmitz
Streaming on Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

11am EDT

LIVE Mass with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Streaming on Facebook & Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

  • Week of 03/23
  • Week of 03/30

Monday - 03/23

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

Tuesday - 03/24

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Jeff Cavins
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

Wednesday - 03/25

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Dr. Edward Sri
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Dr. Edward Sri on The Passion of Christ
Dr. Sri dives into the last four days of Christ’s life before the crucifixion in a powerful 30 minute session

Length: 30min
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: No Greater Love Book

Thursday - 03/26

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Sarah & Andrew Swafford
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio on the Life of Christ
Dr. D’Ambrosio walks through the life of Jesus Christ in an intimate portrait that helps Catholics get to know Christ so they can make him Lord of their life

Length: 30min
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: Jesus: The Way, the Truth, and the Life Book

Friday - 03/27

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

7pm EDT

Stations of The Cross with Fr. Mark Toups (Pre-Recorded)
Streaming on Facebook & Ascension Presents YouTube

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition (Part 1/8)
Jeff Cavins hosts a virtual study experience of Walking Towards Eternity, a practical, biblical study about hope amid suffering

8 Part Series
Length: 45min Sessions
Mondays & Fridays
Streaming on Facebook

Required reading: Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition Digital Workbook

Saturday - 03/28

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Matthew Pinto
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

5:30pm EDT

LIVE Mass for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing with Fr. Sean Loomis
Streaming on Facebook

Sunday - 03/29

10am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Mike Schmitz
Streaming on Ascension Presents YouTube

11am EDT

LIVE Mass with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Streaming on Facebook & Ascension Presents YouTube

4pm EDT

Rosary with the CFRs (Pre-Recorded)
Streaming on Facebook

Monday - 03/30

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Jeff Cavins
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition (Part 2/8)
Jeff Cavins hosts a virtual study experience of Walking Towards Eternity, a practical, biblical study about hope amid suffering. Tune in at any point even if you missed previous sessions! Each session covers a different topic.

8 Part Series
Length: 45min Sessions
Mondays & Fridays
Streaming on Facebook

Recommended reading: Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition Digital Workbook

Tuesday - 03/31

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Jackie & Bobby Angel
Leader subject to change
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Bible in a Month (Part 1/4)
Jeff Cavins walks through the “big picture” story of the Bible over one month

4 Part Series
Length: 1hr Sessions
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: The Great Adventure Catholic Bible

Wednesday - 4/1

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary with Fr. Sean Loomis
Streaming on Facebook

7pm EDT

Webinar: Life, Ministry and Chosen during COVID-19 with Chris Stefanick
Join us as we talk about life, ministry and Chosen with Chris Stefanick as we chart a course through these unprecedented challenges.

Register
Length: 50min
Streaming on Facebook
and Zoom

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Danielle Bean on Scripture & the Mission of Modern Women (Part 1/2)
Danielle Bean speaks about what the stories of the women of the Old Testament can teach modern women about their mission and worth.

2 Part Series
Length: 30min Sessions
Wednesdays
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: You Are Enough Book

Thursday - 4/2

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Bible in a Month (Part 2/4)
Jeff Cavins walks through the “big picture” story of the Bible over one month

4 Part Series
Length: 1hr Sessions
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: The Great Adventure Catholic Bible

Friday - 4/3

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

7pm EDT

Stations of The Cross with Fr. Mark Toups (Pre-Recorded)
Streaming on Facebook & Ascension Presents YouTube

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Jeff Cavins’ Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition (Part 3/8)
Jeff Cavins hosts a virtual study experience of Walking Towards Eternity, a practical, biblical study about hope amid suffering. Tune in at any point even if you missed previous sessions! Each session covers a different topic.

8 Part Series
Length: 45min Sessions
Mondays & Fridays
Streaming on Facebook

Recommended reading: Walking Toward Eternity Special Edition Digital Workbook

8pm EDT

To the Heart: A Lenten Retreat With Fr. Mike Schmitz (Session 1/5)
Register

Saturday - 4/4

9:30am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Josh Johnson
Streaming on Facebook
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

10am EDT

To the Heart: A Lenten Retreat With Fr. Mike Schmitz (Session 2/5)
Register

2pm EDT

To the Heart: A Lenten Retreat With Fr. Mike Schmitz (Session 3/5)
Register

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

To the Heart: A Lenten Retreat With Fr. Mike Schmitz (Session 4/5)
Register

Sunday - 4/5

10am EDT

LIVE Mass with Fr. Mike Schmitz
Streaming on Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion
Download: Mass Readings

11am EDT

LIVE Mass with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Streaming on Facebook & Ascension Presents YouTube
Prayer: An Act of Spiritual Communion

2pm EDT

To the Heart: A Lenten Retreat With Fr. Mike Schmitz (Session 5/5)
Register

3pm EDT

LIVE Divine Mercy Chaplet
Streaming on Facebook

4pm EDT

LIVE Rosary
Streaming on Facebook

8pm EDT

Ascension LIVE: Dr. Edward Sri’s Biblical Walk Through Holy Week (Session 1/2)
Catholics attending this livestream will learn biblical, liturgical, and practical insights for entering Holy Week in this extraordinary time.

2 Part Series
Length: 30min Sessions with Q&A
Palm Sunday & Good Friday
Streaming on Facebook

Related resource: No Greater Love Book,
The Way of the Cross: Praying the Psalms with Jesus (ebook)

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