Archdiocese Celebrates Diaconal Ordination of Prospective New Military Chaplain

FORT WAYNE, IND. – Reverend Mr. Jay Horning, a candidate for the Catholic priesthood and United States military chaplaincy, was ordained a transitional deacon on Saturday, May 20, in Fort Wayne, Ind. He hopes eventually to serve as a Catholic chaplain in the United States Army with endorsement and faculties from the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS). Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio to Celebrate Memorial Mass THIS COMING SUNDAY at National Shrine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), will hold its 23rd annual Memorial Mass at 4:30 p.m. (EDST) on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue, Northeast, in Washington, D.C. At the conclusion of the Liturgy, the archdiocesan phase of the Cause for the Canonization of the Servant of God Father Vincent R. Capodanno will be closed. Continue reading

Deadline EXTENDED to Register for First-Ever National Conference for Catholic Young Adults in U.S. Military

NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS—The original deadline of May 12 has been extended to May 26 to register for Serving as a Missionary Disciple, the first-ever international conference held specifically for Catholic young adults in the U.S. Military. The conference will be held June 16-18, 2017, at the Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center in Northbrook, Ill., near Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports Continue reading

Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, Launches Podcast

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), launched a new podcast called Catholic Military Life. The podcast, featuring recorded audio conversations with chaplains and others involved with pastoral care to those who serve, will appear in regular episodes on the AMS website, its Facebook page, and external sites such as SoundCloud and PodOmatic. Continue reading

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio Issues Easter Video Easter Message

WASHINGTON, D.C. –His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, has issued an Easter video message for Catholics under his pastoral care worldwide, including U.S. Military personnel and their families, patients in the nation’s VA Medical Centers, and Americans working for the federal government beyond U.S. borders. At a time of heightened international tension, Archbishop Broglio calls on the faithful to invigorate their prayer life. Continue reading

Wanted: 50 Runners to Join Team AMS in October 2017 Army Ten-Miler

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), needs 50 volunteer runners to join her charity team in this year’s Army Ten-Miler on Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C. The Archdiocese is counting on Team AMS to raise $60,000 in charitable donations to support vocations, evangelization, and other religious programs for Catholic families in the United States Military, veterans hospitalized in the nation’s VA Medical Centers, and civilians working for the federal government beyond U.S. borders. Both runners and donors can sign up at milarch.rallybound.org. Prospective corporate sponsors are asked to contact Marie Cacace, Assistant Director of Major Gifts, at majorgiftsasst@milarch.org or (202) 719-3646. Continue reading