Back on track after years of decline
Archdiocese for Military Services reports surge in vocations for Catholic chaplains
News release from Archdiocese for the Military Services
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA welcomes a steady increase in the number of young men entering Catholic seminaries who would like to become military chaplains and thanks the many Catholic bishops who have agreed to co-sponsor them.
When the 2011-2012 academic year rolls around later this month, the number of co-sponsored and military-affiliated seminarians will stand at 31, up sharply from just three in 2008-2009; 12 in 2009-2010; and 23 in 2010-2011.
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