Team AMS Crosses Finish Line in 39th Marine Corps Marathon

Surpasses goal of raising more than $50,000 for the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA WASHINGTON, D.C. – A team of 48 runners representing the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), in the 39th Marine Corps Marathon(MCM) and 10K on Sunday surpassed its goal of raising $50,000 for the archdiocese; and even though the … Continue reading

Dates Announced for 2015 Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage

Applications now taken for all-expenses paid spiritual journey May 12-18 WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), and the Knights of Columbus (KofC) announced today the 2015 Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage for U.S. Military Personnel, including the wounded, disabled, and infirm, will take place May 12-18, 2015, from the United States; and … Continue reading

6th Annual Benefit Gives the Faithful Special Opportunity to Help Relieve Chronic Shortage of Catholic Military Chaplains

Scheduled the evening of Nov. 13 at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine, 3900 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Facing a chronic shortage of Catholicpriests serving on active duty as chaplains in the United States Military, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), is working vigorously to fill the gap, … Continue reading

Archbishop Timothy Broglio Lauds Pope Paul VI at Mass of Thanksgiving for Late Pontiff’s Beatification

Observes that imitation is the most perfect form of praise for Shepherd of Church who transformed the Gospel into effective works and witness in challenging times WASHINGTON, D.C.—His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the United States Military Services, was principal celebrant and homilist at a high noon Mass of Thanksgiving … Continue reading

Team AMS to Run in Marine Corps Marathon and 10K Race on Oct. 26

Runners hope to raise $50,000 to support pastoral service to Catholics in the Military and VA Medical Centers WASHINGTON, D.C.— On Sunday, October 26, a team of 57 runners from 18 different states and the District of Columbia will compete in the 39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and 10K race to raise money for … Continue reading

Two Prospective Catholic U.S. Military Chaplains Ordained Transitional Deacons at St. Peter’s Basilica

Diaconal ordination marks next-to-last step toward priesthood for Rev. Mr. Ryan Boyle and Rev. Mr. Alexander Scott THE VATICAN – The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), is celebrating the diaconalordination of two prospective CatholicU.S. military chaplains on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Altar of the Chair in thePapal Basilica of St. Peter. The Reverend … Continue reading

Father Emil Kapaun—Korean War Hero and U.S. Army Chaplain—Subject of Upcoming Talk at Catholic University of America

Public invited to event scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. (ET) in Great Room A of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center WASHINGTON, D.C. – The heroic life and Cause for Canonization of Korean War hero and United States Army Chaplain Father Emil Kapaun will be the subject of a hour-long talk and question-answer … Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Celebrates Memorial Mass for Father Vincent Capodanno with Vietnam War Chaplain-Hero’s Own Chalice

Invites faithful to imitate Father Capodanno by embracing “the challenge of professing Christ Jesus as Lord even in the midst of a secular and materialist society.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the United States Military Services,consecrated the altar wine in a chalice that once belonged to … Continue reading

Memorial Mass Scheduled SEPT. 4, 2014 for Vietnam War Hero Father Vincent R. Capodanno, MM

WHAT: A Memorial Mass for Father Vincent R. Capodanno, MM, United States Navy Chaplain and Vietnam War hero, on the 47th anniversary of his death on a battlefield in Vietnam. His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the United States Military Services, will be the main celebrant and homilist. WHERE: The Crypt … Continue reading

Inspire[D] Youth Conference Deemed a Success for Catholic Teens Living on U.S. Military Installations in Europe

Conference in Schoenstatt, Germany put on through partnership between Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA and Life Teen Ministries SCHOENSTATT, GERMANY—One-hundred-forty high school teenagers and chaperones from U.S. Military installations throughout Europe gathered at the Catholic retreat center and shrine to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Schoenstatt, Germany this month for a Catholic youth conference organized … Continue reading

Team AMS to Run Again for Charity in Marine Corps Marathon

More than $13,000 raised toward $50,000 goal in Oct. 26 race WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the second year in a row, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS) will field a team in the annualMarine Corps Marathon (MCM) to raise money for charity. The 2014 MCM runs Oct. 26 through the streets of Washington, … Continue reading

Auxiliary Bishop F. Richard Spencer Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Jacksonville State University

Accepts honor during Aug. 8 graduation exercises on Alabama campus JACKSONVILLE, ALABAMA—Auxiliary Bishop F. Richard Spencer has been awarded an honorary doctorate from his college alma mater, Jacksonville State University (JSU), in Jacksonville, Ala. JSU is the same institution where Bishop Spencer earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Law Enforcement in 1973 before entering … Continue reading