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.


  • Catechetical Sunday
  • This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on Sept 20, focusing on the theme "Safeguarding the Dignity of Every Human Person."
  • 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

  • Father Capodanno Memorial Mass
  • The Mass will take place on Thurs, Sept 3 at 6:30pm at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC
  • 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.