Rite of Election of Catechumens

The Rite of Election took place on March 6 at the Edwin Cardinal O’Brien Pastoral Center in preparation for four individuals to receive the Sacraments of Initiation into the Catholic Church. Continue reading

Saint Patrick’s Day

This year St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday in Lent. The Archbishop has granted to those who would like to honor St. Patrick with Irish
dishes or other festive meals permission to choose another day to abstain from meat. Continue reading

AMS Participates in March for Life

Despite forecasts of an incoming blizzard, Archbishop Broglio led members of the AMS staff, young adult Catholics from various military installations, and a group of 16 cadets from West Point on the annual March for Life on January 22. The peaceful, anti-abortion demonstration was joined by scores of thousands in subfreezing temperatures and falling snow on the … Continue reading

High School Religion Curriculum Guide

Archbishop Broglio Decrees New Religion Curriculum Guide for High School Students High School students in Catholic U.S. Military families now have a standard religion curriculum guide for their parents and catechetical leaders to use in faith formational instruction. On February 11, 2016, the Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes, Archbishop Broglio issued a decree announcing promulgation of … Continue reading

Rite of Election

On February 14, the first Sunday of Lent, four catechumens took a step closer toward joining the Catholic Church through the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults by gathering with their sponsors and families at the Edwin Cardinal O’Brien Pastoral Center to celebrate the Rite of Election. At the Rite of Election the catechumens expressed … Continue reading