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Flags for Memorial Day in the United States of America.

6 easy activities to help children understand Memorial Day

May 27, 2024

By Jen Fulwiler

As Americans remember those who have given their lives in defense of the country, here are some ideas to help... Read more

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio leads the Archdiocese for the Military Services.

Archbishop Broglio: Military ‘largest single source’ of vocations to priesthood

May 31, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The archbishop of the Archdiocese for the Military Services says that the military is the “largest single source of vocations... Read more

Cameron Song Sellers serves in the U.S. Army and as a seminarian with the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

Military chaplains inspired this soldier, abandoned as a toddler, to enter seminary

May 30, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Retired Army Col. Cameron Song Sellers served his country, and now, he’s serving God. Read more

Bishop on Memorial Day: Sacrifice for others is at the heart of our faith

May 25, 2020

As Catholics celebrate Memorial Day this year, they should keep in mind not only the sacrifice of the men and... Read more

Archbishop Broglio: Service to nation is faithful to the commandment to love

May 27, 2019

Ahead of Memorial Day in the United States, the Archbishop of Military Services commended fallen soldiers and emphasized sacrificial love.  Read more

Archbishop Timothy Broglio at the 5th annual Benefit for the Archdiocese for the Military Services.

Prayer for fallen veterans is part of Church's mission, bishop says

May 27, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Remembering those who have given their lives in the line of duty is part of the Christian call to transform... Read more

Graves decorated with flags at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day 2008.

Military archbishop honors, gives thanks for US veterans

May 26, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

The head of the military archdiocese honored veterans and those on active duty, thanking members of the armed forces and... Read more