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.


Resources for Advent

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming and to the anniversary of His birth. Continue reading

National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month, a time set aside to celebrate adoption and consider how we can support those who are adopted, their birth parents, and their adoptive families. Continue reading

Fratelli Tutti

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

News and Events

Gratitude for American Veterans

Archbishop Broglio is calling on the faithful to show their gratitude “for the sacrifice service members, veterans, and their families make for the benefit of us all.” Continue reading

Archbishop Issues a Clarification

Archbishop Broglio has issued a clarification regarding certain attempts to distort remarks made by Pope Francis contained in a “documentary” directed by Evgeny Afineevsky. Continue reading

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