Roman Catholic Mass is celebrated at 8 a.m. Sunday in the NAS JRB Chapel followed by Catholic Religious Education at 9 a.m. Protestant Sunday School is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m.
Additionally, Catholic Mass is offered at the chapel at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday and Air Force Bible Study on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Additional services and time slots are available upon request. The chapel also hosts special services throughout the year such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, National Day of Prayer and Easter.
Relationship education, marriage enrichment retreats, family enrichment retreats, personal growth retreats, marriage workshops and SAFETALK/ASIST suicide intervention workshops are also sponsored from the chapel by CREDO. The chapel also provides or hosts other classes or workshops such as Catholic Theology, Grief and Loss, Friends of Bill 12-Step Recovery Group and CREDO marriage enrichment workshops.
The chaplain provides counseling services to all authorized users: marriage/family issues, ethics dilemmas, spiritual needs, emotional distress and more. Chaplains are also available to assist when requested with crises such as sexual assault or suicide intervention. Military chaplains have absolute confidentiality, so authorized users can feel free to share in a caring and confidential setting.
The base chapel supports community service projects throughout the year, including coordinating an annual food drive each summer, “Feds Feed Families.”
Office hours at the chapel are 7:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For up-to-date information on Sunday services, week-day events and community projects or to request chaplain services, call the chapel at 504-678-3525, email NORL.N00R@navy.mil or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GoodShepherdChapel.