Catholic Cadets and Midshipmen Strive to Know Christ and Fulfill His Great Commission Through SEEK22

DENVER, CO — Some of the nation’s best and brightest future military leaders were among more than 22,000 people from 20 countries to encounter Christ during SEEK22 (seek.focus.org), a hybrid, immersive broadcast hosted by FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) over the weekend of Feb. 4-6. Clergy, parishioners, college students, and benefactors explored the Gospel and the call to missionary discipleship in local and regional gatherings. They included a gathering of 80 midshipmen at St. Andrew by the Bay Catholic Church near the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and 25 Air Force cadets at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield, CO, not far from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Additionally, more than 80 Cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New London, CT, will hold a similar gathering around recordings of the broadcast this coming weekend in Norwalk, CT.
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Archdiocese to Hold Webinar for Young Adult Catholics in the U.S. Military

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), will hold the fifth in a series of Young Adult Ministry webinars for U.S. Military-affiliated men and women from ages 18 to 39. Also encouraged to participate are military pastoral leaders—Catholic priest chaplains and chapel staff at installations worldwide. The 60-to-90-minute webinar will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 8:00 p.m. EST and twice on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7:00 a.m. EST and again at 2:00 p.m. EST.  Each session will consist of a common keynote presentation and military young adult witness followed by individual live discussions. Registration is free. To register, visit milarch.org/symposium. Continue reading

Catholic Faith Offers Stability for Young Adults in the U.S. Military, SEEK 2019 Delegates Learn at AMS Lunch Panel

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA—Where to find stability in a life on the move? That’s a pressing question for almost anyone serving in the U.S. Military, where a “Permanent Change of Station” (PCS) comes as frequently as every two or three years. In Indianapolis on Friday, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, (AMS), sponsored a lunch panel on how the Catholic faith can serve as a bedrock for wandering warriors. Continue reading