Ascension Church

Back-to-School Block Party

You’re invited to join the Ascension Catholic School community for our Back-to-School Block Party! There will be free food, games for the kids and other fun activities!


Thursday, Aug. 25, 5 – 7:30 p.m. on Bryant Ave. N between 17th and 18th Streets.

Faces in the Pews: Gerardo Escamilla

Gerardo Jose Escamilla and his wife, Martha, make their home in Brooklyn Park, with their four sons: Francisco, Gerardo, Gared, and Kerarte. Gerardo has a construction company, All Roofs and Siding Inc. He, literally, built their house. Martha is homemaker, bookkeeper for the company, and, as Gerardo said with a little smile, “boykeeper.” Read more.


Aug. 15-19

• Vacation Bible School
9 – 11:30 a.m., St. Austin campus, 40th and Thomas Avenues N


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Call the parish office for more information on these events, 612 529-9684