Former Anglican Priest, Army Reservist Becomes Catholic Priest

Endorsed by AMS to serve as Catholic military chaplain ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA—Former Anglican priest Brian Ray, Ph.D. was ordained a Catholic priest by St. Augustine Bishop Felipe Estevez on Saturday, December 22, 2012, at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Father Ray, already an Anglican chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve with … Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Delivers Christmas Message to Military Catholics Around the World

Calls for thanksgiving, prayers for peace and deeper understanding and profession of faith during Year of Faith WASHINGTON, D.C.—His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, has video-recorded a Christmas message to the 1.8 million Catholics serving in the United States armed forces, hospitalized in the nation’s VA Medical … Continue reading

AMS Cooperates with UpWord Studios to Provide Live Video Stream of “John Angotti and Friends” Family Christmas Concert on Dec. 15 as Gift to U.S. Military Personnel Worldwide

Live stream is open to the public and free to participate Visit http:/mycatholicvoice.com/livestream or download the free AMS Catholic Faith Deployed app on iTunes Stream enabled by UpWord Studios, non-profit organization that supports and funds the creation of Catholic new media WASHINGTON, D.C. – Through a unique partnership between the Archdiocese for the Military Services … Continue reading

Archdiocese for the Military Services Launches iOS App for Catholics Serving in the Military

App designed to extend access to and sharing of Catholic teachings to deployed military members and their families Designed for use on both iPads and iPhones anywhere in the world Project funded and developed in cooperation with UpWord Studios WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS) announced its new app, AMS Catholic … Continue reading

Catholic Charities of West Tennessee / John Angotti Family Christmas Concert to be Live Streamed to U.S. Military Bases Worldwide

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE –Through a unique partnership jointly announced by the Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS), UpWord Studios, Inc., John Angotti Music Mission (JAMM) and Catholic Charities of West Tennessee (CCWTN), this year’s John Angotti and Friends Family Christmas Concert will be live streamed from The Cannon Center in Memphis, Tennessee to U.S. Military bases … Continue reading

AMS to Receive Proceeds from Annual Christmas Concert at National Shrine

Portion reserved for Frontline Faith Project distributing MP3 players with spiritual content to deployed U.S. servicemen and women WASHINGTON, D.C.— The public will have an unusual opportunity this Friday evening to support Catholic ministry to the U.S. armed forces and VA Medical Centers while enjoying beautiful Christmas music performed live. The Archdiocese for the Military … Continue reading

Military Download of the Month Club Registers First 1,000 Subscribers

Lighthouse Catholic Media program provides insightful talks on Catholic Faith to U.S. military personnel and families WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS) announced today an online program to distribute audio recordings of talks on the Catholic Faith by some of the world’s top Catholic speakers to members of the United States armed … Continue reading

Homelessness Among Veterans Draws Attention of Catholic Chaplains in VA Medical Centers

Annual conference focuses on “Spiritual Injuries Contributing to Homelessness” MUNDELEIN, ILLINOIS—Catholic priests serving as chaplains in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers have a fresh outlook on how to deal with a major problem confronting veterans in the United States armed forces—homelessness—following a series of presentations on this issue at their annual conference. … Continue reading

Archdiocese for the Military Services Named Recipient of $125,000 in Catholic Extension Funding

CHICAGO – Catholic Extension today announced that it has approved the Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS) to be a recipient of funding to support and strengthen the local Catholic community within the Diocese. Catholic Extension will provide a grant of $125,000 to promote the mission of the Church. Catholic Extension will provide a $125,000 … Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Requests Prayers for Fallen Warriors and Veterans on Veterans Day

Recognizes sacrifices of brave troops and military chaplains WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, issued the following statement on the occasion of Veterans Day. Archbishop Broglio said: “Veterans Day calls to mind the fallen in foreign wars, those still suffering from the effects of … Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Invites Prayers for Faithful Departed and Fallen Warriors on All Souls’ Day and Veterans Day

Recognizes Nation’s debt to brave men and women of U.S. Armed Forces WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, issued the following statement on the occasion of All Souls’ Day. Archbishop Broglio said: “Traditionally, November is a month when the Church calls us to reflect … Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Preaches Homily at National Shrine on All Saints’ Day

Click to Download Audio Offers four real-life examples of sanctity WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, preached the homily during noon Mass today at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on the occasion of All Saints’ Day. Here follows the text … Continue reading

AMS Benefit to be Held Tonight as Scheduled

7 p.m. at Blessed Pope John Paul II Shrine WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS) will hold its annual benefit reception tonight as scheduled. Details are as follows: TIME & LOCATION: 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012 The Blessed Pope John Paul II Shrine 3900 Harewood Road NE, Washington, D.C. (Near Catholic University) … Continue reading

AMS Members Knighted in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

Investiture conducted in ceremony at Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Catholic military chaplains endorsed by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS) and a United States Army Colonel were invested Saturday in the Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, the successor of an ancient military force established some … Continue reading

Military Chaplains Need Your Support

October 30th Fundraiser at Blessed Pope John Paul II Shrine WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS) will hold its annual benefit reception one week from tonight. Details are as follows: DATE: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 TIME: 7:00 p.m. PLACE: The Blessed Pope John Paul II Shrine ADDRESS: 3900 Harewood Road NE, Washington, D.C. (near Catholic … Continue reading