WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday
5:00 PM Vigil

Sunday
8:30 AM
10:30 AM
12:00 PM

1:15 PM Spanish

Daily Mass Times

Monday – Friday
7:00 AM
9:00 AM

Saturday
9:00 AM

Confession

Saturday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM or by appointment

Devotions

Miraculous Medal Novena:
Following the 9:00 AM Mass on Monday

Weekly Bulletin:

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Archive

PREVIOUS WEEK’S CHURCH OFFERING

November 24, 2019
$5,038.00 – 1st Collection
$1,487.00 – 2nd Collection – Campaign for Human Development

LAST WEEK’S CHURCH OFFERING
Thanksgiving Day
November 28, 2019
$1,413.00 – Collection
December 1, 2019
$7,123.15.00 – Collection

Thank you for your continued support of this Parish.

MEMORIALS

December 8th – December 14th

Altar Bread and Wine has been donated for:
LEANI A. AUXILIO (D)

Sanctuary Lamp will burn in Loving Memory for:
REYNALDO LINDO (D)

Altar Candles will burn in Loving Memory for:
RANDOLPH BALZ (D)

 

Advent Candles will burn in Loving Memory for:
ELMIRA, GLORIA & ALL DECEASED
MEMBERS OF THE TANOY FAMILY (D)

Memorials are available, kindly contact Rectory Office.

COLLECTION(S) NOVEMBER/DECEMER 2019

  • December 9th – The Immaculate Conception
  • December 15th – My Christmas Gift to my Church
  • December 25th – Christmas Day & Catholic Charities

Please pray for the sick
of our parish:

Philomena O’Connor
Ann Pryor, George
Consuelo
Gaspar Balsamo
Rosette Au-Yeung
Joel Rivera
Carmen Moredo
Elisa Marquina
Maria Rubio
Joy Himalaloan
James Leung
Elie Fornilda
John Mavrovick
Janjan Paredes Occena
Kurt Himalaloan
Luz Mary Plazas
Rose Galvez
Leah Raymundo
Tony Alialy
Mary Inghilterra
Carmen Wilson
Henao
Flora Orolfo
Norma Pinedo
Elizabeth Yee
John Occhi
Alex Almario
Sandra P. Carvajal
Julissa Martinez
Luis Arnulfo Carvajal
Francisco Arcueta
Victoria
Teresita & Colleen Danseco
Thomas Patrick Donohue
Ray Stanton
Vianid Ramirez
Arlene Prestenbach
Helen Concepcion
Maria Concepcion
Janette Starke
Andrea Antonio
Frederick Fabian
Joseph & Millie Amendolare
Reinaldo Mosquera
Thomas Alejandro Ramirez
Ernesto San Valentin
Ana Luisa Cabrera
Jesus Ramirez.

Please call the rectory, 718-335-2626, (or e-mail ascensionrc@aol.com) to notify us of any names that should remain or be added. The name(s) will remain on the Sick List for (4) weeks unless otherwise informed.

Is God calling you? Do you want to learn more about the Catholic Faith? Are you interested in becoming part of our Catholic family?

If you, or some one you know is interested in determining if God is calling you to be part of our faith community, please contact the Rectory office at 718-335-2626 to set up an appointment with one of our Priests.

THE GOOD NEWS

December 8, 2019 Second Sunday of Advent

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

SPONSOR A MASS FOR SIMBANG GABI

Church of the Ascension will celebrate Simbang Gabi starting on Sunday, December 15th through Monday, December 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

If you would like to Sponsor a Mass on a specific date during our Novena of masses, please call Marissa at 917-304-5943 and leave your name and contact telephone number(s).


FAITH FORMATION CLASSES

Faith Formation Classes are held on Sundays from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Parish Center. The classes run from September through May.

A new registration form MUST be completed for all present students as well as new students to attend our program. Parents must bring the following documents when registering:

– Baptism Certificate;
– Birth Certificate if child/ren is not baptized;
– If a child attended Religious Education classes at another parish a transfer letter is required.

For more information about registration or if you would be interested in volunteering for the Faith Formation Program, please contact Mrs. Maria Gallo, DRE at 718- 335-2626 Ext. 13 or e-mail at ascensionfaithformation1@gmail.com.

Adult classes for Faith Formation are also at the Parish Center. For information please contact Mrs. Maria Gallo, DRE at 718-335-2626 Ext. 13 or e-mail at ascensionfaithformation1@gmail.com.

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Las clases de Educación Religiosa son los domingos en el centro parroquial de 8:15 a.m. a 10:15 a.m., los meses de septiembre a mayo.

Se require una inscripción nueva para todos los niños niños asistiendo. Para inscriber a su hijo/a se require lo siguiente:

-Fe de bautismo
-Acta de Nacimiento (si no tiene bautizo)
-Carta de Traslado, si asistio a clases en otra parroquia

Para más información o si le interesa ser voluntario en el programa pueden contactar a la Sra. María Gallo, Directora al 718-335-2626, Ext. 13 o al correo electronico: ascensionfaithformation1@gmail.com.

Clases para adulto serán ofrecidas en el Centro Parroquial. Personas interesadas deberán de hacer cita con la Sra. María Gallo, 718-335-2626, Ext. 13.

ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL 2019
FAITH & GOOD WORKS

Ascension Parish’s Goal: $42,747.00

Parish Summary Report as of: November 18, 2019
127 donors
Pledged: $30,120.00
Received: $25,652.93

The goal at Ascension Church is $42,747. Once we exceed our goal, we will then receive 100% of all funds raised above this figure directly back to our parish. Envelopes are provided in the Church. Please remember that no gift is too small. Thank you. To donate on-line: https://catholicfoundationbq.org/annualcatholic-appeal/ 

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CAMPAÑA CATÓLICA ANNUAL 2019
Fe & Buenas Obras

La meta de nuestra Iglesia Asunción es $42,747. Después de sobrepasar nuestra meta, recibiremos 100% de los fondos recaudados por encima de esta cifra directamente para nuestra parroquia. Disponemos de sobres en la Iglesia. Gracias por su donación. Para donar en línea: https://catholicfoundationbq.org/annualcatholic-appeal/

PRAYER GROUPS AND DEVOTIONS

SPANISH PRAYER GROUP
Meet: Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the Lower Church. All are invited.

GRUPO DE ORACIÓN EN ESPAÑOL
Reunión: martes a las 7:00 p.m. en el sótano de la Iglesia. Todos estan invitados.

CHRISTIAN LIFE PROGRAM
Couples for Christ meet Sundays in the lower Church from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All are welcome to attend.
PAREJAS POR CRISTO
Parejas por Cristo tienen reunión en el sótano de la Iglesia todos los domingos de 2:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m.
Todos estan invitados.

ROSARY MAKING MINISTRY
Meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the lower Church. All are welcome. 
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MINISTERIO DE HACER ROSARIOS
Reunión el primer y tercer jueves del mes a las 6:30 p.m. en el sótano de la Iglesia. Todos son bienvenidos.

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP
Every Wednesday there will be a Novena for Our Lady of Perpetual Help after the 9:00 a.m. Mass. Every First Wednesday of the month there will be a 7:00 p.m. Mass in honor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

FIRST FRIDAY JANUARY 3
Holy Hour For Priests and Priestly Vocations
Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
after 9:00 a.m. Mass.


OUR LADY OF FATIMA THE MOST SACRED HEART OF JESUS THE BLACK NAZARENE
First Friday, December 6, 2019, Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Eucharistic Celebration at 7:00 p.m.

2000 HAIL MARY’S
Lower Church Hall January 4 2019. Every First Saturday of the Month at 8:00 a.m. followed by 9:00 a.m. Mass. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. 2000 Hail Mary’s will resume until 4:00 p.m.

OUR LADY MARY MEDIATRIX OF ALL GRACE
Second Saturday of the month, December 14, 2019. Recitation of the Holy Rosary immediately after the 9:00 a.m. Mass.

LITURGY OF THE HOURS
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. The group gathers in the front pews on the Tabernacle side.

TAGALOG MASS
Every Second Sunday of the month at 5:00 p.m.
January 12

CEBUANO MASS
Every First and Third Sunday of the month at 5:00 p.m. December 21

LITURGY OF THE HOURS
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.
The group gathers in the front pews on the Tabernacle side.

ASCENSION PARISH ROSARY SOCIETY
Next Meeting: Sunday, JANUARY 5, 2019.
The Rosary Society gathers at the 10:30 a.m. Mass on the First Sunday of the month.  Meeting and fellowship in the lower Church  immediately following the Mass.

UPCOMING EVENTS

ACTIVITIES & MEETINGS

  • Couples for Christ Sun. 12/08/19 CANCELLED
  • Zumba Mon. 12/09/19 7:00 p.m. L.C.
  • Spanish Prayer Group Tues. 12/10/19 7:00 p.m. L.C.
  • Zumba Wed. 12/11/19 CANCELLED*
  • Spanish Choir Practice Wed. 12/11/19 OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CELEBRATION
  • Diocesan Choir Practice Thurs. 12/12/19 CANCELLED*
  • Encountered Couples Fri. 12/13/19 7:30 p.m. L.C.
  • Couples for Christ Sun. 12/15/19 2:00 p.m. L.C.*CANCELLED DUE TO OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CELEBRATION

FAITH FORMATION

DECEMBER

  • December 15 -Class 8:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
  • December 22 -Class 8:15a.m.-10:00 a.m.
  • December 29 -NO FAITH FORMATION

Mass Intentions

Sunday December 8th
8:30 am Myra & Anderson Padron (L)
10:30 am Virginia Ngo (L)
12 Noon Maria Calabrese & Family
1:15 pm Maria Irene Aguirre
Prudencio Gonzalez
Mario Pulgarin
Familia Arrollave & Cardenas (L)
Guillermo Pesantes Blum
Javier Lopez

Monday December 9th – The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7:00 am Victoria L. Palarca
9:00 am In Thanksgiving the Immaculate Conception

Tuesday December 10th – Advent Weekday
7:00 am Ruben Lozano
9:00 am Amado Francisco

Wednesday December 11th – St. Damasus I, Pope
7:00 am Carolyn Zarate
9:00 am In Thanksgiving Our Lady of Guadalupe
10:00 pm Grupo de Oración Inmenso Dios (L)

Thursday December 12th – Our Lady of Guadalupe
7:00 am Ma. Guadalupe Lynie F. Gatchalian (L)
9:00 am Virginia Ngo (L)
12 Noon Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass
5:00 pm Grupo de Oración Inmenso Dios (L)

Friday December 13th – St. Lucy, Virgin
7:00 am Marivic San Juan
9:00 am Efren Villanueva

Saturday December 14th – St. John of the Cross, Priest & Doctor of the Church
9:00 am Joseph Venturina
Hercules de la Cruz
Rafael Rivera
Andor Hun (L)
Moises Ira
Linda Torres
Grace Calimbas (L)