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.


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

Open Wide Our Hearts

This pastoral letter reminds us that we are all brothers and sisters. Because we all bear the image of God, it is imperative that we confront racism. 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

Archbishop Broglio Welcomes Navy Policy Change Allowing Attendance at Indoor Religious Services

Archbishop Broglio has issued a statement on the Navy’s policy revision allowing attendance at indoor religious services. Continue reading

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

Miracle Attributed to Venerable Father McGivney

Archbishop Broglio has issued a statement on the recognition by Pope Francis of a miracle performed by Knights of Columbus founder Father Michael J. McGivney, clearing the way for the priest’s beatification. Continue reading