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

  • The AMS Annual Benefit
  • The 6th Annual Benefit for the AMS will be held at 7:00pm on Thursday, Nov13 at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington DC.
  • National Vocation Awareness Week
  • Natioanl Vocation Awareness Week will be celebrated Nov 2-8 to promote vocations through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are discerning their vocation.
  • Support Team AMS
  • On October 26, 57 runners ran in the Marine Corps Marathon and 10K races to raise money for the AMS.  Learn how your support helped!