Welcome to The Church of The Ascension

The Church of The Ascension has been serving God and people in the North End of Portsmouth for over 100 years.

We very much hope that you will come and visit us and join in the offering of worship.

Services and events for the week commencing Sunday 5th July 2020

Saturday 4th July – of Holy Saturday
9pm The Solemn Vigil & First Mass of Easter at St Saviour

SUNDAY 5th JULY – Dedication Festival (106th)
11am Combined Parish Mass at The Ascension
6pm Festal Evensong, Te Deum & Benediction at The Ascension

Monday 6th July
No Mass

Tuesday 7th July
No Mass

Wednesday 8th July
11.30am Low Mass at St Saviour

Thursday 9th July
6pm Rosary & Walsingham Devotions at The Ascension
6.30pm Low Mass at The Ascension

Friday 10th July
No Mass

Saturday 11th July
No Mass

NEXT SUNDAY 12th July – Sea Sunday
9.30am Parish Mass at St Saviour
11am Parish Mass
at The Ascension


Monthly Newsletter
To view the July 2020 Newsletter, click here.

Junior Choir (re-commencing in September)
Our Junior Choir is up and running for infant and junior school-aged children. We usually meet every second and fourth Thursday of the month 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.

For information regarding upcoming events, please visit our events page.

To view the 2020 Social Diary, click here.

Society of Mary News
View the Society of Mary diary for 2020 here.

October Devotion
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.

Ascension Portsea. October 2019