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.


Fratelli Tutti

Pope Francis has written a new encyclical on human fraternity and solidarity called Fratelli Tutti – in English, “All brothers.” Continue reading

Respect Life

The first Sunday of each October is dedicated as Respect Life Sunday, and October is Respect Life Month.  During this time, the Church asks us to reflect more deeply on the dignity of every human life. Continue reading

Staying Connected in Faith

With many individuals and families adjusting to new schedules in light of COVID-19, to include limited access to large groups, the following resources will help us to stay connected in faith while also praying for one another. Continue reading

News and Events

AMS Family Witness to Christ

With the launching of the new AMS Family Witness to Christ platform, Catholic military families now have access to games, videos, challenges, and other innovative tools to support pre-K-through-12 religious education.  Continue reading

Rosary for America

Catholics across the country joined together virtually to pray a virtual rosary in a moment of unified prayer for America on Wednesday, October 7. Continue reading

Annual Benefit Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The AMS has cancelled its 12th Annual Benefit on Nov. 21 due to COVID-19 and related ongoing restrictions. Archbishop Broglio has asked the faithful to consider giving to make up for the budget shortfall. Continue reading