Team AMS to Run in Marine Corps Marathon and 10K Oct. 25

Runners hope to raise $55,000 to support pastoral service to Catholics in the Military and VA Medical Centers WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, October 25, a team of more than 40 runners from 18 different states and the District of Columbia will compete in the 40th Annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and 10K race to … Continue reading

Military Chaplains Need Your Support

7th Annual Benefit for the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, to be held Nov. 12 at Saint John Paul II National Shrine WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA(AMS), will hold its 7th Annual Benefit reception at 7:00 p.m. (EST) on November 12 at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine … Continue reading

Ten Catholic Priests Gather in Washington to Discern Possible “Vocation Within a Vocation” as U.S. Military Chaplains

Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, holds first-ever discernment gathering for ordained priests, “For God and Country: a Call to Serve Those Who Serve” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ten Catholic priests from nine dioceses and eparchies throughout the United States will gather in Washington, D.C., today for a five-day discernment retreat aimed at helping them find … Continue reading

Archbishop Timothy Broglio Calls on Medical Professionals for Sacrifice and Commitment to “Healing of Our Culture”

Preaches homily at Mass concluding annual conference of the Catholic Medical Association in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, PA. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, called on Catholic medical professionals gathered in Philadelphia Saturday evening for their commitment to “the healing of our culture.” “Indeed,” Archbishop Broglio said, “the … Continue reading

U.S. Military Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio Issues Statement on Visit of Pope Francis to the United States

Calls on faithful to put Holy Father’s message into practice WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the United States Military Services, issued a statement today on the six-day apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the United States. Archbishop Broglio said: “With deep gratitude I acknowledge the visit … Continue reading

U.S. Military Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio to Greet Pope Francis upon Arrival Today at Joint Base Andrews

Pope to land on U.S. soil within the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, for week-long apostolic visit to three cities WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the United States Military Services, will be on hand to greet Pope Francis when the Holy Father lands at Joint … Continue reading

Mass and Benefit Reception with Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio Scheduled THIS SATURDAY, Sept. 19, in Wickliffe, Ohio

Reception to follow Mass at the Center for Pastoral Leadership WICKLIFFE, OHIO—His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, will celebrate Mass at 5:00 p.m. (EDST) on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at the Center for Pastoral Leadership, 28700 Euclid Avenue, in Wickliffe, Ohio. Archbishop Broglio is a native of … Continue reading

U.S. Military Families Receive AMS Scholarships to Attend World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio to celebrate 4:00 p.m. Mass on Friday, Sept. 25, in the Upper Church of St. John the Evangelist at 21 South 13th Street WASHINGTON, D.C. – Through the generosity of donors, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), has awarded scholarships to ten (10) U.S. Military families for the purpose … Continue reading

Public Screening Set for New Documentary Film CHAPLAINS at Catholic University of America Sept. 10

U.S. Army Chaplain Father (Major General) Paul K. Hurley prominently featured on deployment to Afghanistan WASHINGTON, D.C. – Portions of the soon-to-be-aired public television documentary, CHAPLAINS—prominently featuring the U.S. Army’s new Chief of Chaplains, Catholic Father (Major General) Paul K. Hurley while ondeployment to Afghanistan last year—will be screened at 7:00 p.m. (EDST) Sept. 10, … Continue reading

U.S. Military Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio to Greet Pope Francis upon September 22 Arrival at Joint Base Andrews

Pope to land on U.S. soil within the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, for week-long apostolic visit to three cities WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the United States Military Services, will be on hand to greet Pope Francis when the Holy Father lands at Joint … Continue reading

Co-Sponsored Seminarians and Clerics Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Nation’s Capital

Two dozen prospective Catholic military chaplains gather for fraternity, reflection, and prayer WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two dozen prospective Catholic military chaplains gathered in the nation’s capital over the Labor Day weekend for a three-day celebration of prayer, reflection, and fraternity sponsored by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS). The group comprised seminarians from … Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Invokes Spirit of Vietnam War Hero Father Vincent R. Capodanno: “Surpass Human Limits, Assume the Newness of Life, and Set Out Into the Deep”

Cites life example of Maryknoll Navy priest chaplain to inspire generations of chaplains, Marines and men and women of good everywhere for generations to come WASHINGTON, D.C. – Forty-eight years ago today, Father Vincent R. Capodanno, M.M., was killed in a hail of gunfire on a Vietnam battlefield as he rushed to the aid of … Continue reading