Welcome to the Church of The Ascension

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 27th SEPTEMBERThe 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
7am Eritrean Orthodox Liturgy at The Ascension
9.30am Parish Mass at St Saviour
11am Parish Mass at The Ascension
6pm Solemn Evensong & Benediction at St Saviour

Monday 28th September
10am Requiem Mass at St Saviour

Tuesday 29th September
No Mass

Wednesday 30th September – SS. Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, Archangels (tr.)
11.30am Sung Mass followed by Lunch Club at St Saviour
1.15pm PCC Meeting at St Saviour

Thursday 1st October – S. Thérèse of the Child Jesus
5.15pm Junior Choir at The Ascension
6pm Evensong at The Ascension
6.30pm Low Mass at The Ascension

Friday 2nd October – The Holy Guardian Angels
6pm Evensong at St Saviour
6.30pm Low Mass at St Saviour
7pm Choir Practice at St Saviour

Saturday 3rd September – Our Lady on Saturday
7pm Harvest Supper at The Ascension

NEXT SUNDAY 4th OCTOBERHarvest Festival
7am Eritrean Orthodox Liturgy at The Ascension
9.30am Family Mass at St Saviour
11am Family Mass at The Ascension
6.30pm Solemn Evensong & Benediction at Holy Spirit, Southsea


Monthly Newsletter
To view the September 2020 Newsletter, click here.
To view the October 2020 Newsletter, click here.

Junior Choir
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.

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