To provide the very best operational, spiritual and pastoral support, primarily for Catholic servicemen and women (and their families) and chaplains, wherever, whenever and in whatever form it is needed. Additionally, to respond to the needs of anyone of any creed or none, who turns to a Catholic chaplain for support.
The body of Bishop Francis, who died on 26th December 2017, age 91, will be received into the Forces Cathedral Church of St Michael and St George, Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2BY at 1700hrs on Monday, 22nd January by Bishop Richard Moth. The Reception will be followed by a Vigil
Bishop Francis Walmsley died peacefully on 26 December 2017 at St John’s Convent, Kiln Green, Reading where he had lived since his retirement as Bishop of the Forces in 2002. Because of the holiday season it will be some days yet before funeral arrangements can be made. Details will be
On Thursday the 21st of Sept at a Service led by the Deputy Chaplain General Fr Patrick O’Driscoll was welcomed into the Royal Army Chaplain’s Dept. The Gospel was for the Feast of the Apostle St Matthew and fittingly spoke of not only the call of Matthew but the ministry