AMS Lay Leader Resources

These resources are provided for active duty Roman Catholic Lay Leaders who have been certificated by the archdiocese.

Certified lay leaders have:

  • been identified as leaders by AMS endorsed Catholic priest-chaplains
  • have completed training by an AMS endorsed Catholic priest-chaplain and/or ROTC Campus Ministry Lay Leader training
  • have completed the AMS Lay Leader application signed by an AMS endorsed Catholic priest-chaplain
  • a signed AMS Lay Leader blue certificate and/or wallet card certificate

Resources include:

1. Policies of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA

2. Selection and Training resources – to be facilitated by AMS endorsed priest-chaplains

3. Authorization request form for trained lay leaders

4. Worship resources

5. Prayers

6. Catechetical materials

7. Additional resources to support Catholics in the military:

The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA is grateful to CAPT, John M. Shimotsu, CHC, USN for his tremendous efforts compiling these resources in support of lay leaders.