Annual Benefit Kicks Off National Collection

Archbishop Timothy Broglio mingles with benefactors of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), at its 13th Annual Benefit on Nov. 20, 2021, in Washington, DC.

On Saturday, November 20  Archbishop Broglio hosted nearly 250 AMS supporters and benefactors at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC. Among guests were active-duty and retired senior military officers, their spouses, Catholic U.S. Military chaplains and other clergy, and seminarians.

At the same time its 2022 National Collection campaign was kicked off. The collection, to be taken up in Catholic parishes throughout the United States at weekend Masses Nov. 5-6, 2022, will support pastoral care and ministry to Catholic families stationed worldwide in the U.S. Military and Catholic patients in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers throughout the country.