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.


  • Mary: Mother of Mercy
  • In the month of May, prayers and devotions are raised to Mary in a particular way as the Church seeks her intercession and consolation.
  • Jubilee of Mercy
  • The Holy Father has announced that from Dec 8, 2015, to Nov 20, 2016, there will be a Holy Year of Mercy, to highlight our "mission to be a witness of mercy."
  • AMS Catholic Retreat
  • Learn about a new Catholic retreat designed by the military for the military being held this summer. 

News & Events

  • Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage
  • This week, more than one-hundred retired and active-duty U.S. military personnel will gather for the annual Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage.