“BEHOLD I BEGIN THE EXCAVATION OF THESE FOUNDATIONS AND MAY THEY STAND FIRM FOREVER”
These words were spoken with fortitude before hundreds of faithful witnesses during Ascension of Our Lord’s historic Site Blessing and Groundbreaking service on Sunday, September 10, 2017. It was truly a day the Lord made, and for those present at this once in a lifetime event, it was a reminiscent tribute to the past, and a sanctified introduction to the future. His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos presided over the ceremony along with Proistamenos Fr. Sotirios Malamis. Ascension’s founding priest, Fr. James Gordon as well as Fr. Demetrios Treantafeles were also present for the momentous occasion. Click HERE to watch highlights of this historic event in the life of the Ascension of Our Lord parish. Visit the photo gallery on this website to view additional photos. To stay current on the progress of the building of the new church, subscribe to Ascension's online newsletter by clicking the "Join our Newsletter" icon on the righthand side of the webpage. You can also view photos of the construction progress on Ascension's website photo gallery.