Public Programs & Outreach

Military Recognition Sunday

Sunday, May 17, 2020 | 11:15am

Active duty military, veterans and their families are recognized during the Cathedral’s Sunday morning service on May 17. Chaplain Barry C. Black, 62nd Chaplain of the U.S. Senate, preaches. Chaplain Kevin White, USA, offers a reading. Prayers for veterans and active duty military are offered during the service.

The Cathedral thanks Give an Hour for sponsoring Military Recognition Sunday on May 17. Give an Hour’s mission is to develop national networks of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions. Since 2005 Give an Hour has focused on active duty, National Guard and Reserve service members, veterans, and their families.

May is mental health awareness month. Together with the Campaign to Change DirectionGive an Hour is supporting the Week to Change Direction (May 18-24) to draw attention to the many ways in which we can support emotional well-being, especially during these challenging times.

Military Recognition Sunday typically includes in-person prayers and blessings for those in the military community. To request a personalized prayer for yourself or a loved one, please visit Prayers for our Military.

  • Dates Offered
    • May 17, 2020 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm