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.


  • Newly revised - AMS USA app
  • Connect with the AMS on your Android or iOS mobile device.  Find daily readings, prayers, audio reflections, and live-streaming.
  • AMS Digital Media Center
  • Catholic digital content to support individuals, small faith groups, catechists, ministry leaders, young adults, and families. 
  • American Bible Society
  • Free Catholic Bibles: E100 military edition with Lectio Divina are available to U.S. servicemen and women, veterans, and their families.

News & Events

  • Archbishop Dimino Passes to Eternal Life at 91
  • Archbishop Joseph T. Dimino, the second Archbishop of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, passed from this life to the next on November 25, 2014. Click the link for visitation and funeral arrangements.
  • Fall Discernment Retreat
  • Twenty six men attended the Fall Discernment Retreat November 20-23 at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Year of Consecrated Life
  • Pope Francis has declared that the Church will celebrate a special Year for Consecrated Life beginning on the First Sunday of Advent, Nov 30.