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NAS Oceana Chapels



Built in 1957, this chapel stands near the center of NAS Oceana at the corner of Hornet Avenue and D Street. The NAS Oceana Chapel is one of the oldest and most historic aviation chapels to display the Wings of Gold. The complex includes the 486-seat main sanctuary and the smaller 25-seat Blessed Sacrament Chapel.


Built in 1989, this chapel is on Regulus Avenue across from the Dam Neck Medical and Dental Clinic. The Chapel by the Sea joins lakeside trails and serves as a safe haven and scenic refuge for Sailors and families alike.

The chaplains and religious program specialists are here to nourish the emotional and spiritual lives of the many who live, work and visit Oceana and Dam Neck. Chaplains conduct weddings and sacraments, life-skills education, social ministry programs and pastoral counseling. They also contribute to the community through benevolence programs as well as civic and cultural events.

In addition to the many chaplain services available, a vibrant faith community actively serves and is engaged in worship. A few of the many worship opportunities available include:


Chapel of the Good Shepherd
(NAS Oceana)                        

Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday through Wednesday

Sunday Mass: 7 a.m. and 9 .m.

Baptisms: by appointment with the

Catholic chaplain

Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD): Please call 757-492-6725 or 757-433-2871 to register for classes.

Chapel by the Sea (Dam Neck Annex)

Confessions: 4 p.m.

Saturday Mass: 5 p.m. (fulfills Sunday obligations)


A unique military family of faith, the Protestant community at Oceana exists specifically to: reach Sailors, Marines and their families; equip them for living out their faith; and sending them out in love and prayer. This vibrant growing and engaged community has many service and outreach opportunities to put faith into practice. Weddings and baptisms are by appointment with the Protestant chaplain.

Chapel of the Good Shepherd (NAS Oceana)

Sunday School (Adult and Children): 10 a.m. September through May

Sunday Contemporary Protestant Worship: 11 a.m.

C.O.G.S. Children’s Church: (during
11 a.m. Service in Classroom 2)

Protestant Bible Study: 6 p.m. Wednesday

Praise Band Practice: Sundays immediately following 11 a.m. service

Women’s Ministry: Donuts and Discussions: Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., children welcome!

Chapel by the Sea (Dam Neck Annex):

Sunday Contemporary Protestant Worship:

5:30 p.m. (Contemporary Service)

Service times are subject to change. Please see us on Facebook for any service time changes at and other information.


People of many faiths enrich themselves through their worship lives. Jewish and Muslim services are held at Naval Station Norfolk. For more information call 757-444-7361. Latter-day Saints (Mormon) services and assistance are provided by request. Please call 757-433-2871 for further information.

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