Parish Calendar/Upcoming Events

This page is updated with upcoming events regularly. See our calendar below for more. You can always call the Rectory (636) 532-3304 with any questions.

Young Women's Ministry, Sal Terrae Fellowship Opportunity, Saturday, September 21 at 8am

All young women (ages 21-35) are invited to join us for 8am Mass and then for breakfast afterwards. We'll decide on a breakfast location on the day of. We hope to see you there!

Fall Fling Bingo, Saturday, September 21 at 7pm

The Knights of Columbus are hosting their annual bingo night in the MPR! Doors open at 6pm. Cost is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. The cost includes bingo sheets, popcorn, water, beer/wine, and a great time! They will have hot dogs, candy, and brats for sale. Must be 21 to attend. The benefits go to The Little School. For reservations or questions, call 314-303-6250 or email [email protected]

St. Padre Pio Feast Day Celebration, Monday, September 23 at 7pm

Join us for Mass to celebrate St. Pio's feast day with a reception immediately following in the parish hall. Fr. Lampe will be giving a talk. All are welcome!

From the Border to Your Backyard: A Catholic Response to the Immigration & Healthcare Crises-Saturday, September 28 from 9am-12pm

As a Catholic, are you unsure of how to respond to the ongoing immigration and healthcare crises in our country? This event is for you! Join us as we take a closer look at public policy and Church teaching regarding immigration and healthcare for the poor. Light breakfast provided. This event will be in the MPR. For more info, click here.

Ascension Young Adults Series, Echo, September 30 at 7pm

All young adults (ages 21-35) are invited to join us for a series by Bishop Donald Hying about reflections on on how God's truth applies to daily life. The series consists of 3-4 short video sessions followed by guided small group discussions. We will meet in the parish hall on Sept. 30, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, and Nov. 11.

40 Days for Life Day of Prayer, Tuesday, October 1 from 7am to 7pm

Our parish's day to pray outside Planned Parenthood as part of the fall 40 Days for Life Campaign is Tuesday, October 1. Please prayerfully consider joining us in this important mission. Sign up here.

Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Wednesday October 2 at 9am

Fr. Molini will lead us on a pilgrimage to Perryville. Roger Steinbecker will be our tour guide of the grounds and recent renovations. Bring your rosary to experience the outdoor grounds rosary walk. Bring a sack lunch, drinks will be provided. We will carpool from Ascension, leaving at 9am and returning around 3:00pm. Please RSVP to Carol Murphy by email [email protected] or phone 636-236-4520.

Annual Women's Fall Retreat, Saturday, October 5 from 8:30am-11:30am

All women are invited to join us for our annual retreat! This year we will feature Fr. Michael Lampe. It will take place in the Little Church and the parish hall.

Pet Blessing, Sunday, October 6 from 10am to 1pm

Have a family pet? Bring them to our first ever pet blessing! Fr. Molini will be doing the blessings, plus we will have professional groomers on site, goodie bags, food and treat trucks, and free professional photos of you and your pet! It's all happening in the Parish Grove. Please RSVP to Phillip Wight by texting 636-675-9896o or emailing [email protected] Include type of pet being blessed and # of people in your party.

Men's Fall Retreat, Saturday, October 12

This annual retreat is a must for all men! Join us for a morning of reflection on the historical, Scriptural, and practical practices of these ancient spiritual practices. The morning will include reflections and faith stories shared by men of the parish. Call or email Chris Foeldi to register at 636-532-9344 or [email protected]

Gator Gala, Saturday, November 16

This annual auction gala benefits our Ascension school. Everyone is invited! Tickets go on sale October 1. You can buy them by clicking here.

Passion Play 2020-Pilgrimage to Germany

Every Ten Years, the village of Oberammergau in Germany fulfills a 400-year old promise to put on the Passion Play every decade to honor the sparing of their lives during an outbreak of the plague. Ascension is organizing a trip to this play on June 19-29, 2020 through Corporate Travel Services.

Due to the need to plan this far out, arifare cannot yet be priced, but the base per-person price is $3,914. Besides the Passion Play, the pilgrimage includes tours of Prague, Vienna, Salzburg (and the Sound of Music Tour), and Neuschwantein Castle. Trip includes hotels, daily breakfast, some other  meals, daily Mass, local guides and premier play tickets. Seats are limited for this once in a lifetime experience.

Contact Corporate Travel at 866-468-1420 or click here for more info.


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