Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fasting and abstinence. The Fridays of Lent are also days of abstinence from all meat. Fasting is to be observed by all, 18 years of age through 59. On a fast day, one full meal is permitted. Two other meals, which in total do not constitute another full meal yet are sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to each one’s needs. Eating between meals is not permitted, but liquids, including milk and juices, are allowed. Abstinence is observed by all, 14 years of age and older. On days of abstinence, no meat is allowed.
Ascensions Missions – How can I serve?
- Personal Care Packages – Thank you for your continued support in donating travel size shampoo, soap, deodorant and lotions. We also need toothbrushes, small toothpaste tubes and razors to continue making our hygiene kits for the homeless.
CLICK HERE if you are interested in finding out more about our Missions work here at Ascension and we will be glad to contact you.
For additional information, contact Greg Pratt at 561-997-5486 or via Email.
Our new Ascension Catholic Church polo shirts are available in both men and women’s sizes from Small to 2X-large. The price for these beautiful, high quality shirts is $25; however, for those parishioners who are active in ministry and/or mission, you will be able to purchase your shirt at cost for only $15! Stop in the Family Center after the Sunday Masses for additional information.
We would like to train about 25 new volunteers to prepare for Holy Week and Easter. Please pray about how you can serve. CLICK HERE to complete a Ministry Interest Form and we will be glad to contact you and provide additional information.
If you can point and click with a mouse, you can be one of our technology volunteers! We need 4-6 people to train to run the slides during Mass. If you are interested, stop by the Info Booth after Mass to leave your name and number, or call Cindy at 561-654-6085.
Need help with processing the loss of a loved one? We are here to help. The Ascension Bereavement Group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 in the parish office chapel. The group discusses many aspects of grief and provides tools and support to help an individual deal with the process of grief through the Harvesting Of Tears program. The program is facilitated by your parish nurse, Barbara Bzura RN MSN. Please consider giving the group a try; many parishioners have been through the program and were happy that they did. There is no pressure to speak or share, and it is completely confidential. Please register with the office or call Barb Bzura at 561-699-3553. Don’t go it alone. We are here for you.
Highlights of this exciting travel opportunity include:
- La Sagrada Familia
- Grotto of Massabielle
- Cathedral of Burgos
- Monastery of Santa María Real de las Huelgas
- Aljustrel Valinhos
- Evening Candlelight Processions
- Daily Mass
Travel Presentation: January 14th 6:30AM @ Ascension Catholic Church
Contact the parish office at 561-997-5486 for additional information on our Pilgrimage to Fatima and Lourdes.
Stop by our Information Booth in the Family Center. Our friendly volunteers are available to assist you after the Sunday morning Masses. Our mobile cart is available after the Saturday 4:30 pm Mass and the Sunday 7:00 pm Mass.
In mid-August, the REBUILT book will be available to purchase for just $3.00. We are taking names to reserve a copy of the book at the Information Booth. This is a special purchase offer and we were able to order 300 copies. RESERVE YOUR COPY TODAY! Stop by the Information Booth or call the parish office at 561-997-5486.
Join us in the Holy Grounds Cafe, located in the Family Center, after Sunday Mass. We are open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. We have a new menu and now offer iced tea, iced coffee and freshly baked bagels in addition to our usual variety of coffees and delicious pastries!