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 9th AUGUST – The 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time
7am Orthodox Liturgy at The Ascension
9.30am Parish Mass at St Saviour
11am Parish Mass at The Ascension

Monday 10th August – S. Lawrence
No Mass

Tuesday 11th August
No Mass

Wednesday 12th August
11.30am Low Mass at St Saviour

Thursday 13th August
6pm Rosary & Walsingham Devotions at The Ascension
6.30pm Low Mass at The Ascension

Friday 14th August – S. Maximilian Kolbe
No Mass

Saturday 15th August – Eve of The Assumption
6.30pm Vespers & Benediction at Holy Spirit, Southsea

NEXT SUNDAY 16th AUGUST – The Assumption of Our Lady
7am Orthodox Liturgy at The Ascension
9.30am Parish Mass at St Saviour
with Act of Remembrance for VJ Day
11am Parish Mass
at The Ascension


Monthly Newsletter
To view the August 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