We provide the Catholic Church's full range of pastoral ministries and spiritual services to those in the United States Armed Forces. More

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AMS receives no funding from the United States government and is supported solely by your generosity.

Pastoral Services

  • Vocations
  • Discover paths to chaplaincy, read about the AMS Discernment Retreats, and learn the answers to frequently asked questions.


  • Fortnight for Freedom: June 21-July 4
  • The theme of the 2015 Fortnight will focus on the "freedom to bear witness" to the truth of the Gospel.  Discover resources to advocate for religious liberty.
  • New - AMS Family Faith Assessment 
  • An online process to support family faith learning at home year-round.  Contact your Catholic faith community for information.

News & Events

  • Step Closer Retreat
  • Please keep in your prayers the 15 men who gathered for a period of prayer and reflection for the Step Closer Retreat June 25-28,2015.
  • For God and Country Retreat
  • This fall the AMS will hold an all-expenses-paid discernment gathering for ordained priests who may sense a further call to military chaplaincy.
  • Laudato Si
  • The pope's newest encyclical Laudato Si has been released.  The document discusses the moral obligation of care for the environment.