The Church of The Ascension has been serving God and his people in the North End of Portsmouth for over 100 years.
We very much hope that you will visit us and join in the offering of worship.
Click here to view our Visitor Information.
Services and events for this week:
SUNDAY 29th NOVEMBER – Advent Sunday
7am Eritrean Orthodox Liturgy in private at The Ascension
11am Mass in private at The Ascension
during which the church will be open for private prayer.
Monday 30th November – S. Andrew the Apostle
Tuesday 1st December
Wednesday 2nd December
11.30am Low Mass (BCP) at St Saviour
Thursday 3rd December – S. Francis Xavier
5.15pm Junior Choir Practice at The Ascension
6pm Evensong at The Ascension
6.30pm Low Mass at The Ascension
Friday 4th December – S. John Damascene
Saturday 5th November
NEXT SUNDAY 6th NOVEMBER – The Second Sunday of Advent
7am Eritrean Orthodox Liturgy at The Ascension
9.30am Parish Mass at St Saviour
11am Family Mass at The Ascension
6pm Advent Procession at The Ascension
To view the December 2020 Newsletter, click here.
Our Junior Choir is up and running for infant and junior school-aged children. We meet for Choir Practice each Thursday from 5.15 to 5.55pm and sing at the Family Mass on the first Sunday of the month. Please visit the Junior Choir page for more information. New members always welcome.
Wednesday 11th November 2020 marked the 102nd Anniversary of the end of the First World War. We commemorated those who gave their lives for us with a short Act of Remembrance on Sunday 8th November.
A selection of photos from the event can be viewed here.
Society of Mary News
View the Society of Mary diary for 2020 here.
On Saturday 19th October we held the Society of Mary Devotion at The Ascension. To see some photos from the day, click here.
Pilgrimage to Walsingham
Between 15th and 19th July, we were on the annual Society of Mary (Portsmouth) Pilgrimage to Walsingham. Click here to view some photos from the week.