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

Your Support Matters

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.


  • New - AMS Digital Media Center
  • Find Catholic digital media to support small faith groups, enhance faith formation, and to encourage you to deepen your relationship with the living Christ.
  • American Bible Society
  • Free Catholic Bibles: E100 military edition with Lectio Divina are available to U.S. servicemen and women, veterans, and their families. 
  • Lay Leader Resources
  • Updated resources for certified lay leaders are posted in the Resource section of the website.

News & Events

  • Celebrate Catechetical Sunday
  • The Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on September 21, 2014 and will focus on the theme "Teaching about God's Gift of Forgiveness."
  • New Judicial Vicar
  • Father Christopher Armstrong, J.C.D. of Cincinnati, Ohio has been appointed Judicial Vicar of the AMS.   He will assume his new duties on October 1, 2014.
  • MCM Team AMS Kick-off Event
  • Thank you to all those who came out to support the runners who will participate in the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon to support the AMS.