David Crum of CWV
June 28, 2021
COVID-19 has taken a steep toll on the Catholic War Veterans (CWV) of the USA and its Auxiliary. Between March 2020 and July 2021, the veteran service organization lost more than 300 of its eight-thousand members at a time when membership, once boasting 50,000, was already in steady decline. In this edition of Catholic Military Life, CWV National Commander David Crum considers the future of the organization founded in 1935 and chartered by Congress.
Father Aidan Logan on Vocations
June 24, 2021
Since 2014, 65 men have entered seminary to become Catholic U.S. Military chaplains, and so far 38 have been ordained priests, nine have gone on active duty, and another 24 will go on active duty over the next three years with more on the way. Those strong numbers are thanks in large part to Father Aidan Logan, O.C.S.O., who soon leaves his role as Vocations Director for the AMS to pursue other ministry. In this edition of Catholic Military Life, Father Logan reflects on a remarkably successful seven-and-a-half years guiding young men discerning the vocation within a vocation to serve those who serve.
AMS Family Witness To Christ
May 27, 2021
Learning about the Catholic faith can be fun for children and teens on the portal, AMS Family Witness to Christ. The portal, powered by Catholicbrain.com, provides games, puzzles, videos, songs, and other innovative and interactive tools to attract and hold the interest of students in grades pre-K through 12. In this edition of Catholic Military Life, Catholicbrain CEO and Founder Mosongo Osong and Director of Content and Marketing Pete Socks share how the Catholicbrain came to be and why it’s an especially useful educational tool for military families.