Catechetical Sunday

On Catechetical Sunday the Church reflects on the role that each person plays, by virtue of Baptism, in handing on the faith and being a witness to the Gospel. This year, the Church will celebrate on September 19. Continue reading

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

Amoris Laetitia Family Year 2021-2022

The Amoris Laetitia Family Year began on the feast of the Solemnity of St Joseph and will run through the conclusion of the tenth World Meeting of Families taking place in Rome, 26 June 2022. Continue reading

News and Events

Father Capodanno Memorial Mass

The Memorial Mass for Father Vincent R. Capodanno, MM, will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 September 2021, in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Continue reading

New Vicar General

On July 1, Monsignor Jeffrey G. Laible made the requisite Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity as he assumes the role of AMS Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia. Continue reading

Moral Concerns of COVID-19 Vaccine

A recent statement from the USCCB concludes that if one has the ability to choose, Pfizer or Moderna’s vaccines should be chosen over Johnson & Johnson’s, because they have the least connection to abortion-derived cell lines. Continue reading