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PCMRT News & Events


Events in 2019

January 3-6, 2019 - The Subcommittee's Annual Gathering of Traveling Show Ministers was held in Sarasota, FL.

January 27-February 2, 2019 - The Houston Maritime Ministry Training Program was held at the Houston International Seafarers’ Center in houston, TX.

April 17-19, 2019 - The Apostleship of the Sea-USA (AOS-USA) Annual Conference will be held at the American Maritime Officers’ STAR Center in Dania, FL.

May 19, 2019 - The Mass of Prayer and Remembrance for Mariners and People of the Sea will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.

May 22, 2019 - The National Maritime Day Celebration will be held at the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington, DC.

August 13-16, 2019 - NAMMA Annual Conference will be held in Charleston, SC.

September 27, 2019 - Feast of Our Lady Star of the Sea.

November 11, 2019 - AOS Breakfast with the Bishops will be held in Baltimore, MD.

December 12, 2019 - Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.


Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers (PCMRT) - View past and current issues of the PCMRT e-newsletter in the e-newsletter archive.

Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)

The Catholic Migrant Farmworker Network (CMFN)/La Red Católica del Campesino Migrante - (CMFN) sends out a biannual newsletter. La Red Católica del Campesino Migrante envía un boletín bianual.

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

To Go Forth - a blog from USCCB's Department of Justice, Peace & Human Development

Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

Ethnic Ministries' Past Events

Caribbean Catholic Community

  • March 11, 2017- Caribbean Catholics of North America (CCNA) hosted their annual Lenten retreat at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Silver Spring, MD.

African Catholic Community

People on the Move

Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)

Migrant Farmworkers

Tourism Ministry

National Advisers Meeting

  • The National Advisers Meeting was held on July 10-12, 2014 at the Theological College of the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Religious leaders and advocates from around the nation gathered to discuss the future of pastoral care for migrants, refugees, and travelers in the United States.

Bishop J. Kevin Boland sent greetings from the Holy Land

  • Bishop J. Kevin Boland, Bishop Promoter of the Apostleship of the Sea (AOS), sent his greetings from the Sea of Galilee as the bishops continued their peace pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2014.


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