In accordance with the May 27, 2020 order of the Mayor of Washington, the Edwin Cardinal O’Brien Pastoral Center will remain closed during the Phase One reopening of the District of Columbia, due to the COVD-19 pandemic. The Pastoral Center looks forward to reopening when Phase Two is implemented. Most Pastoral Center employees are working remotely during this period.


Mental Health Awareness Month

During the month of May, let us remember to pray for those suffer from mental health concerns. 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

Catholic Military Life Podcast

Catch up on the latest podcast from the AMS, featuring conversations with chaplains and others involved with pastoral care to those who serve. Continue reading

News and Events

Letters from Archbishop Regarding COVID-19

On May 7, Archbishop Broglio issued a new letter to the faithful of the Archdiocese regarding the COVID-19 virus. Continue reading

Re-Consecration of U.S. to Blessed Mother

Archbishop Broglio virtually joined his brother Catholic bishops throughout the United States May 1 in renewing the consecration of the nation to the care of the Blessed Mother in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Light in Darkness: the Homilies of Holy Week 2020

The AMS is pleased to announce the publication of Archbishop Broglio‘s Light in the Darkness:...