Catholic Military Chaplains Launch Series of Convocations Focusing on “The Joy of Preaching the Gospel of St. Luke”

Archbishop Broglio convenes first of four biannual gatherings for chaplains “serving those who serve” around the world SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – Almost 70 Catholic U.S. Military chaplains will gather in San Diego this week for the first of four biannual convocations to be held across the nation and in Rome over the next two-and-a-half months … Continue reading

Catholic War Veterans (CWV) Elects First Female National Commander

Mrs. Arminda C. Crawford assumes leadership following installment at annual convention LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – Mrs. Arminda C. Crawford, a longtime member of the staff at thePontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, assumed leadership of the Catholic War Veterans (CWV) of the United States on August 15, 2015, when she was installed as National Commander … Continue reading

The U.S. Army Swears in Two Catholic Chaplain Candidates

Seminarians from the Archdiocese of Washington take the oath for eventual service to those who serve WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Catholic seminarians from theArchdiocese of Washington were sworn in this week as U.S. Army Chaplain Candidates. Mr. Mark Dwyer and Mr. William Morrison, both seminarians at John Paul II Seminary, took the oath on Monday, … Continue reading

CNS Produces Video and Article on October Discernment Gathering for Priests Discerning Service to the Military

Coverage focuses on first-ever priest gathering to be sponsored by Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 5-9 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Catholic News Service (CNS) has produced a videoand published an article on an upcoming discernment gathering for priests exploring a possible vocation within a vocation as U.S. Military chaplains. The all-expenses-paid … Continue reading

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio Issues Statement on Chattanooga Shootings

Offers prayers for victims, consolation of their loved ones, and a renewal of a spirit of dialogue and peace WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the United States Military Services, USA, issued the following statement on Thursday’s tragic shootings in Chattanooga, Tenn., resulting in the deaths of … Continue reading

AMS Represented at Annual German Military Pilgrimage

25th Anniversary Pilgrimage to Mariahilfberg celebrates intervention of the Blessed Virgin Mary during 17th Century Bubonic plague AMBERG, GERMANY – The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA(AMS), was represented this month at an annual German soldiers’ pilgrimage to a 300-year-old landmark church on a mount named for the Blessed Virgin Mary over Amberg, Bavaria. On … Continue reading

SALUTE Magazine Honored with Awards from the Catholic Press Association

Quarterly news publication of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, recognized for excellence at annual awards banquet BUFFALO, NEW YORK – The Catholic Press Association honored SALUTE Magazine with two awards Friday night, June 26, 2015, at the organization’s annual awards banquet in Buffalo, New York. SALUTE is the quarterly news magazine of the … Continue reading

Prospective Catholic U.S. Army Chaplain Ordained a Priest

Father Alec Scott ordained in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), is celebrating the priestly ordination of a prospective new Catholic U.S. Army chaplain. Father Alec Scott, 28, was ordained a priest Saturday, June 20, in his home Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. The Army chaplain candidate, now serving … Continue reading

Ordinations Joyfully Welcomed at Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA

Two prospective chaplains ordained priests at Memorial Day weekend Masses WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), is celebrating the priestly ordination of two prospective U.S. Military chaplains over the Memorial Day weekend. Father Christopher Dorsey, 28, was ordained a priest in Orlando, Fla. Father Jacob Valle, 26, was ordained a priest in Peoria, Ill. … Continue reading

U.S. Air Force Veteran Pilot Ordained a Priest

Father Ryan Boyle hopes to go back on active duty as a chaplain following weekend ordination in Florida ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. –The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), is celebrating the priestly ordination of a prospective new Catholic U.S. military chaplain. Father Ryan Boyle was ordained a priest through the laying of hands and the … Continue reading

EWTN to Broadcast Memorial Mass on Memorial Day

Airs at 12:00 noon Eastern Time on Monday, May 25 WASHINGTON, D.C. – A solemn Mass in honor of United States servicemen and women, living and dead, will air across North America on EWTN at 12:00 noon (ET) on Memorial Day, May 25, and again 12 hours later at midnight. The hour-and-a-half Memorial Mass, sponsored … Continue reading