Welcome to the Church of the Ascension

Parish Mission Statement:

Committed to build, strengthen and nurture the Body of Christ.

Our community welcomes all who come through our doors to worship and seek spiritual nourishment. As a Stewardship parish we respect and embrace an individual’s time, talent and treasure. To join our faith community, please contact the office.

Pastor: Rev. John T. McDonough

12615 N. Fountain Hills Blvd.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Tel: (480) 837-1066
FAX: (480) 837-9093

Weekend Liturgy Schedule

Saturday Evening Vigil Mass 5:00 PM;
Sunday Masses 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

Daily Masses

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri - 8:00 AM

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday: 3:30–4:30 PM

Eucharistic Adoration

First Friday of month:
8:30AM–5:00 PM (Oct-May);
8:30AM–12:30 PM (June-Sept.)

Holy Day Schedule

Vigil - 7:00 PM; Holy Day - 8:00 AM

Christmas Schedule

Christmas Eve 4:00 PM, 4:10 PM, 6:00 PM, 10:00 PM
Christmas Day 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

Ash Wednesday

Masses 8:00 AM, 7:00 PM
Distribution of Ashes 12:00 PM

Easter Schedule

Holy Thursday 7:00 PM
Celebration of the Lord's Supper
followed by Reposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Good Friday No Daily Mass,
RUSH Stations of the Cross at Noon,
3:00pm Liturgy of the Word, Communion, and Veneration of the Cross
Holy Saturday No Daily Mass,
Noon - Blessing of Easter Food
7:30 PM Easter Vigil Mass begins with lighting of the Easter Fire outside
6:30 AM in the church,
8:00 AM in the church,
8:10 AM in the hall,
10:00 AM in the church,
10:10 AM in the hall
There will be NO 5:00 PM Mass on Easter Sunday

St. Dominic’s Mission — Rio Verde

Sunday: 10:00 AM
Rosemary Palys – Secretary – (480) 471–2112


Baptism: Celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Jan, Apr, May,
July, Sept, and Nov. Call the parish office to enroll in classes
prior to the second Sunday of those months.
Marriages: Nine month notice.
Sick Calls: Immediately Call– (480) 837–1066

St. Vincent de Paul Help Line: (480)837–7287