The Word Among Us

February 2012 Issue

A Ministry of Presence

Archbishop Timothy Broglio on Caring for Those in Uniform

A Ministry of Presence: Archbishop Timothy Broglio on Caring for Those in Uniform

The Archdiocese for the Military Services USA is unlike any other diocese in the country. It serves military personnel and families at 220 installations in 29 countries, as well as patients in 153 veterans’ hospitals. It is also responsible for federal employees serving in 180 countries. Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, who was installed in 2008, writes about the unique challenges facing the archdiocese and his hopes for the future.

Jesus came to earth to be with us, to be one of us. Like Jesus, we are called to do the same for those in our care. It’s certainly a...

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