Live Televised Memorial Mass Scheduled SEPT. 7, 2021 for Vietnam War Hero Father Vincent R. Capodanno, MM

WASHINGTON, DC – The annual Memorial Mass for Father Vincent R. Capodanno, MM, United States Navy Chaplain and Vietnam War hero, will be celebrated on Sept. 7, 2021, at 6:30 p,m. EDT in the Crypt Church the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, will be the principal celebrant and homilist. Continue reading

Annual Memorial Mass Returns to Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday for the first time in two years, in a sign of progress against COVID, Archbishop Timothy Broglio celebrated the annual Memorial Mass at its usual location: in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Preaching from the ambo, Archbishop Broglio reflected on the Solemnity of the Ascension, urging believers to accept Christ’s call “to go forth, be and experience the signs of the power of God, and offer hope.”  Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio to celebrate Memorial Mass on Sunday, May 16, at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

WASHINGTON, DC – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, will celebrate the 27th annual Memorial Mass at 4:30 p.m. (EDST) on Sunday, May 16, 2021, in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue, Northeast, in Washington, DC. Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Affirms Dignity of Every Person from Conception to Natural Death

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Tonight, Sisters and Brothers, we gather in prayer for the respect of life, the healing of those in error, and for a renewal of our ability to be effective witnesses of His truth which leads to everlasting life.” So spoke Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio last night during a reflection on Christ’s call to follow Him in the first Holy Hour of a nationally-televised virtual Vigil for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Continue reading

Archbishop Timothy Broglio to Celebrate Chrism Mass on April 9

WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, will celebrate the annual Chrism Mass on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 6 p.m. (EDST) in the Crypt of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue Northeast, in Washington, D.C. Continue reading