Please Note: The Ascension is Temporarily Closed.

In light of heightend risks associated with the more 

transmissible variant of Coronavirus, The Ascension is 

temporaily closed to the public. Please check back for further 


Links to Sunday Readings and Mass Streams from the Bishop of

 Fulham and the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham can be

 found further below.   

Public Notice

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The building from Lavender Hill

Welcome to the website of the Ascension, Lavender Hill.

We are a famous and flourishing Anglo Catholic Church in the heart of Battersea.

Worship with us


Sunday Mass every week at 11am


We take the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously – for details of our Safeguarding policies, and for who to contact if you have any concerns, please click here.

Weekly Readings

Click the link below to view Sunday readings for the week:


Advent Prayer Resource

Click the link below to download 'O Radiant Dawn' a resource for praying through the season of Advent, produced by The Church Union & The Society.

O Radiant Dawn PDF Download - Note Link Directs to File of The Church Union Website 

Private Prayer Resources

Praying in Church.pdf
Praying at Home.pdf

Live Mass Stream from Walsingham Every Sunday at 9am

The Shrie of Our Lady of Walsingham will be streaming Mass each Sunday at 9am. This can be accessed by clicking the button below. 

Live Mass Stream from The Bishop of Fulham - Check the Bishops Page Below for Mass Timings

Pleas click the button below to go to the Bishop of Fulham's Facebook page, where masses will be live streamed at the times specified by the Bishop.

If you are thinking of having your child baptised, are looking to get married, need to speak to someone concerning banns or need to arrange a funeral please contact Fr Iain by following the above link.

We have recently re-launched our Sunday Club and launched a brand new youth club. It is an exciting time for the children at the Ascension as we look to grow and develop these clubs. Follow the above link for more information

Wherever you are on your journey of faith, this famous Anglo-Catholic church, a haven of inspiring traditional worship, with a genuine sense of community, offers you a warm welcome. Whether you are visiting this site for the first time or are a regular visitor, we look forward to seeing you at the Ascension soon.

To locate us click the link above.