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.


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

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Catholic faith communities throughout the military are encouraged to share resources to promote awareness. Continue reading

Easter Resources

Remain a little while in the presence of Almighty God so as to be permeated by the richness of the Lord’s victory. May the risen Lord fill you with hope and lasting joy. Continue reading

News and Events

Archbishop’s Easter Message

Watch Archbishop Broglio's 2021 Easter Message, available now to stream or to download. Continue reading

Pastoral Message on the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

USCCB Administrative Committee, made up of all the chairmen of the Conference’s committees and a representative from each Episcopal Region of the US which operates as the board of directors, has issued a pastoral message on the COVID-19 pandemic. 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