2017 Priest Convocations

Archbishop Timothy Broglio with Catholic U.S. military chaplains at Aug. 20-23, 2013 convocation in San Diego, Calif.

Later this year, AMS priests will gather with Archbishop Broglio for professional development and spiritual growth. These gatherings will take place in four separate cities in order to accommodate priests in the various geographical areas of the archdiocese. Please keep these priests in your prayers.

  • San Diego, CA: August 22-25, 2017. Courtyard by Marriott at Liberty Station, Point Loma.
  • Washington, DC: September 5-8, 2017. Washington Retreat House.
  • San Antonio, TX: September 19-22, 2017. Sheraton Gunter Hotel.
  • Rome, Italy: October 24-27, 2017. Casa Bonus Pastor.

All active-duty, GS, and full-time contract priests endorsed by the Archdiocese for the Military Services are required to attend one of the convocations unless they are deployed, in school, or have an assignment that would prevent them from doing so.

VA chaplains endorsed by the AMS are required to participate in the annual convocation of the National Conference of VA Catholic Chaplains (NCVACC). The 2017 convocation will be held in Scottsdale, AZ October 9–13, 2017.