Armed Forces and Federal Ministries

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 21:45

Northborough – Episcopal Church of the Nativity Pastor Chad McCabe is not only committed to his church community in Northborough, but continues his ministry as a chaplain in the Massachusetts Army National Guard 101st Artillery based in Brockton....

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 13:30

Captain David Thames at the field hospital inside the Javits Center in New York City. Photo: Kleynia R. McKnight/U.S. Navy [Episcopal News Service] At 58, Captain David Thames, a senior chaplain in the U.S. Navy, has seen and done more than most...

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 14:45

Greetings in this New Year of Our Lord 2020. Please forgive me if you have seen a similar message before; but these thoughts came to me this time last year and, as near as we can tell, were never shared with you. I hope they will inspire you. A...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:15

  My Friends: I greet you in the Name of the Lord on this 151st commemoration of Memorial Day. It is always an honor to stand in this House of Prayer for ALL people and bring an encouraging Word. Euphemisms. Euphemisms. I am frequently...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 21:15

My dear Chaplain Colleagues: As we enter the sacred Season of Lent 2019, please allow me a few very personal words. I come to this time with an attitude of gratitude, as the late Rev. Dr. Robert Schuller would say. This message was inspired by the...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 13:30

I must begin with a Confession. In my mind, I’m speaking to you from the text, “Do not be afraid; for from henceforth you will be catching people! (Luke 5 and 10).” That’s in my mind. But in my heart, I will be speaking from the Cross. I can’t help...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 13:15

USS BULKELEY, At sea – “Stand by for the evening prayer.” The soft command arrives at the same time every evening. It’s a phrase Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) have been hearing since day one...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 19:00

Representing Navy, Army and Air Force Chaplains Corps, these military chaplains care for the spiritual needs of those who serve in their respective branches of the military. Pictured from left: Paul Minor, Army; William Alford, Navy; Jen Pilat,...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 13:00

My friends: regardless of our age or experiences, we are seeds who were germinated in this seminary. I like the idea of referring to seminarians, regardless of age, as seeds. I found out that the germination process, like seminary, is not exactly...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:35

I greet you in the Name of the Lord Jesus on this the 98th commemoration of “Veterans Day.” It used to be called “Armistice Day” in thanksgiving for the peace that was signed between the Allied and Axis powers.  When President Woodrow Wilson made...

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