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

  • Support Team AMS
  • On October 26, 57 runners will compete in the Marine Corps Marathon and 10K races o raise money for the AMS.  Learn how you can support our runners!
  • Beatification of Pope Paul VI
  • Pope Francis officially declared Pope Paul VI Blessed on Sunday, Oct. 19, during the closing ‎Mass of the Synod on the family.
  • Respect Life Month
  • October is Respect Life Month.  The theme this year will be, "Each of Us is a Masterpiece of God's Creation!"