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 25th OCTOBER30th in Ordinary Time
(Clocks are retarded one hour this morning)
7am Eritrean Orthodox Liturgy at The Ascension
9.30am Parish Mass at St Saviour
11am Parish Mass & Holy Baptism at The Ascension
6pm Solemn Evensong & Benediction at The Ascension

Monday 26th October – SS. Chad & Cedd
10am Low Mass at St Saviour

Tuesday 27th October
No Mass

Wednesday 28th October – SS. Simon & Jude, Apostles
11.30am Low Mass at St Saviour
followed by Lunch Club

Thursday 29th October
No Junior Choir (Half Term)
6pm Evensong at The Ascension
6.30pm Low Mass at The Ascension

Friday 30th October
No Mass

Saturday 31st October – Eve of All Saints’
6pm Festal First Evensong & Benediction at The Ascension

7am Eritrean Orthodox Liturgy at The Ascension
9.30am Procession & Parish Mass at St Saviour
11am Family Mass at The Ascension
6.30pm Solemn Evensong & Benediction at Holy Spirit, Southsea


Monthly Newsletter
To view the November 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