logo-ascension-newThe Faith Formation Leader

Fact Sheet


Company Overview

Ascension is the leader in Catholic faith formation and digital content. Over the past 20 years, Ascension has helped to nurture the faith of more than 10 million people in 8,000 parishes through books, Bibles, faith formation programs, chart-topping podcasts, social media, and the Ascension Presents YouTube channel.


Unparalleled Digital Platforms for Catholic Content

  • Ascension’s 10 podcasts have received over 250 million total downloads. Several shows regularly rank in the top 10 “Catholic” podcasts available on Apple Podcasts.
  • The Ascension social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube) enjoy 1.3 million combined followers and publish inspiring, uplifting faith-based content daily.

Books & Study Programs for Individuals & Communities

  • Ascension developed The Great Adventure® Bible Study Program, which organizes Scripture study according to The Bible Timeline®, an innovative system of twelve color-coded, easily remembered time periods. The Bible Timeline Learning System has been used by hundreds of thousands of Catholics to better understand God’s Word.
  • The Great Adventure Catholic Bible, developed to accompany The Great Adventure program, is the most popular and best-rated Catholic Bible in the United States, according to Amazon sales data. It features The Bible Timeline and other study aids integrated directly into the Scriptural text, and, is also available in Spanish.

Our Mission & Values

Our mission is to present the truth and beauty of the Catholic Faith as the path to a fulfilled life and authentic happiness. We share valuable resources, create powerful media, and build communities to answer the longings of the human heart with the transformative power of the Gospel.


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