With the District of Columbia now in Phase Two of the COVID-19 reopening process, the Edwin Cardinal O’Brien Pastoral has resumed its usual hours of operation Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. With many staff members still working remotely, visitors are encouraged to call for an appointment before visiting.


Year of Saint Joseph

During this year, the Church will celebrate a Year of Saint Joseph, hailing him as a model of fatherhood and a key intercessor in modern times. Continue reading

Lent 2021

During the season of Lent, Christians are asked to return to God with all their hearts, to refuse to settle for mediocrity, and to grow in friendship with the Lord. Continue reading

CRS Rice Bowl

CRS Rice Bowl is a tool to help us encounter and cultivate a spirit of global solidarity during Lent. Order resources now. Continue reading

News and Events

Annual Chrism Mass

Archbishop Broglio will celebrate the Chrism Mass for the AMS on Tuesday, March 23 at 6:00pm ET in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Continue reading

New Vocations Director Named

Father S. Matthew Gray, Ch, Capt, USAF, a priest of the Diocese of Charleston, SC. Father Gray will replace Father Aidan Logan as AMS Director of Vocations. Continue reading

USCCB President Issues Statement on the Inauguration of President Biden

Archbishop Broglio has called the attention of the faithful of the AMS to the statement released by the President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Continue reading