FAQs

How do I contact a Chaplain after working hours or on a weekend?
After working hours, the duty Chaplain is available by calling the Command Duty Officer (CDO) at 850-452-4785. They will page the duty Chaplain and have him or her contact you.

 What are the times for Religious Services?
Roman Catholic

Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel (NAMC), Bldg. 1982.
Religious Education Classes, Sunday, 10 a.m. (September-May), J.B. McKamey Center, Bldg. 634 (across the street from NAMC)
Daily Mass, 11:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Fridays in Our Lady of Loretto Chapel, Bldg. 1982.
Protestant
General Protestant Worship, Sunday, 10:15 a.m., Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel (NAMC), Bldg. 1982.
Sunday School Classes, Sunday, 9:00 a.m., J. B.McKamey Center, Bldg. 634 (across the street from the NAMC).Contemporary Worship,"1800 Younger, Louder, Later", Sunday 6:00 p.m., All Faiths Chapel (AFC), Bldg. 634 (across the street from NAMC)
Latter Day Saints
Sundays, Sacrament, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel (AFC), Bldg. 634 (across the street from the NAMC).
Sunday School/Primary 11:35 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., J.B. McKamey Center classrooms, Bldg. 634 (across the street from the NAMC).
Priesthood/Relief Society 12:20 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., J.B. McKamey Center classrooms, Bldg. 634 (across the street from the NAMC).

  What if there is no Chaplain from my faith group on staff?
At NAS Pensacola, we take seriously the assignment to “provide for our own, facilitate for others, and care for all.” Our office has information on a number of civilian faith groups, and will gladly assist you in either obtaining information or making contact with a representative of your faith. Simply call our office at 850-452-2341 x5.

What are the procedures for making an appointment to speak with a Chaplain?
If your desire to speak with a Chaplain relates to some issue at your command, you may want to check first to see if your command has a Chaplain assigned; your command’s Chaplain(s) will be better acquainted with your unit’s regulations, procedures and personnel. However, if there is no Chaplain assigned, or if you prefer to speak with one of our Chaplains, you may call our office at 850-452-2341 x5. Tell the Chaplain or RP that you wish to make an appointment. Be sure to let them know if you desire a particular Chaplain or faith group.

Who May use a Military Chapel for a Wedding?
All active duty and retired personnel, reservists (while on active duty) and dependent children (with valid ID card) of active duty and/or retired military personnel are eligible to use the chapel.

How do I reserve a Chapel for my wedding?
The Chapel may be reserved by calling the Chaplain’s Office at 850-452-2341 x5.

How do I contact a Navy Chaplain to conduct funeral services for a Navy veteran or retiree?
Ask your local funeral director to assist you in this. Most funeral directors will have the contact numbers for nearby military installations or Veterans Administration office that can offer support in arranging military burial honors, including the services of a Chaplain, to those eligible veterans and retirees.

I am Roman Catholic and was baptized in a Navy Chapel. How do I obtain a copy of my baptismal certificate?
To obtain a copy of a Baptismal certificate contact: The Archdiocese for the Military Services, ATTN: Sacramental Records Dept,  P.O. Box 4469, Washington, DC 20017-0469. Phone number 202-262-9100; FAX 202-269-9022. Turn-around time for requets is currently 2-4 weeks.

Are any of the chapels open for prayer and meditation?
The three chapels in close proximity to the Chaplains Office (Naval Aviation Memorial Chapel, All Faiths Chapel and Our Lady of Loretto Chapel) are normally open for prayer and meditation Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. so long as other services are not scheduled. Call our office at 850-452-2341 x5 for specific information.

 

 

 

 

 

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