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.
To Catholics who have served and continue to serve in the Armed Forces, the presence of a chaplain is a reminder of the Church’s concern for the spiritual and pastoral welfare of military personnel and their dependents. Catholic priests had been serving as commissioned chaplains since 1858 but the First
On the 18th October, I had the great privilege of attending the Campion Dinner at Sandhurst. This annual event brings together, among others, chaplains, Academy alumni, severing officers as well as current cadets. To do so in the name of Edmund Campion is very fitting. A man of great learning,
On the 11th October 2018, Bishop Paul Mason celebrated the RAF Centenary Mass in the church if The Immaculate Conception in Farm Street. It was a fitting venue for the Jesuits have a long tradition of supporting RAF Chaplaincy. One of their most notable chaplains was Fr Peter Blake SJ