West Coast gathering a part of ongoing effort to fill growing shortage of Catholic chaplains in the Armed Forces MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA— Twenty-nine men from three service branches of the United States Armed Forces will gather here this weekend for a March 15-18 discernment retreat aimed at helping them determine
Archbishop Broglio calls on faithful for prayer and support WASHINGTON, D.C.—In September, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), takes time to remember the brave service members listed as Prisoners of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA). In a letter to the AMS faithful, His Excellency, the Most
On Monday, February 13, 6 La Salle alumni discussed their military experience with current Government and other social studies classes. The Q&A sessions were approximately 30 minutes and covered topics such as personal experiences in combat, transition between military and home life, and how their military experience affected their home
On February 15, 2017 La Salle High School will host their annual Veteran Appreciation Day featuring guest speaker Archbishop Timothy Broglio, Archbishop of Military Services. “We are excited to have such a high profile guest speaker at our Veteran Appreciation Day,” says Matt Dierkers, Director of Advancement at La Salle.
The 2017 Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage for Non-Wounded, Wounded, Ill or Injured Military Personnel during the 59th Annual International Military Pilgrimage (PMI) will take place May 16-23, 2017. The theme for the 59th PMI is Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace). The deadline to apply is January 15, 2017 The
By Julie Asher Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Father Ben Garrett said he has “never felt more useful in my life” as a priest than as a Navy chaplain meeting the pastoral and sacramental needs of service members. “Being a priest in the military is extremely fulfilling,” he said. “Not
Press Release Father Christopher Armstrong, current pastor of St. Antoninus Church in Cincinnati, has been appointed Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese of Military Services. Archbishop Timothy Broglio announced the appointment Monday, Aug. 11. Father Armstrong assumes his new duties at the AMS Pastoral Center in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 1.