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Service times

Religious Services


For questions, please contact the Command Chaplain at 831-656-3996/ Catholic Priest at 831-656-6264

Protestant Worship

  • 1030 - Sunday* 

Catholic Mass

  • 0900 - Sunday*
  • 1205 & 1715 - Holy Days
  • 0830 / Appt (1st and 3rd Sunday) - Confession

Muslim Prayer

  • Daily (Building 300 Prayer Room
Service Schedule

Parachurch Ministries


Calendar of Events

  • Tuesdays 0900 - Catholic Women of The Chapel - CWOC

POC: (Leigh Ann Kelly) leighannkkelly@gmail.com      

Chaplain’s Office Classroom 1, (Bldg. 300)   

  • Tuesdays 1815 - Officer Christian Fellowship

POC: ENS Eric Reddick; eric.reddick@nps.edu 206-516-9513

Wellspring Church, Pacific Grove  

  • Tuesdays 1900 - Women’s Bible Study

POC: Michael Cook  831-601-7123


  • Wednesday 0600 - Men’s Bible Study    

POC: Joel Yourkows 719-651-7059 

Denny’s Restaurant (Monterey)

  • Wednesday 0900 - Protestant Women of the Chapel - PWOC

Childcare provided

Chaplain’s Office Classroom 1, (Bldg. 300)

POC(s): Michelle Hall 661-714-1933 / Donna Yourkowski 719-651-7095


Facebook:  PWOCNavalPostgraduateSchool

  • Thursday 1800 - Home Group

(POC: Joel Yourkowski) (719) 651-7059

La Mesa Housing 

  • Thursday 0645 - “Living By the Book” Men's CRU Bible Study

(POC: Andrew Dirkes) 562-477-3652

El Prado Dining Room, Hermann Hall

  • Thursday 1200 - Living in Faith Everyday Study

(POC: Tony Traback)  

Chaplain’s Office Classroom 1, (Bldg. 300)





LCDR Matthew Fore

Command Chaplain


Chaplain Matthew C. Fore hails from Monterey, CA.  After graduation from Pacific Grove High School, he attended Cogswell Polytechnical College and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.  He finished his graduate theological education at Westminster Seminary California.  In May 2010, Chaplain Fore was commissioned and then attended Officer Development School and Chaplain School in Newport, RI and Ft. Jackson, SC, respectively.  From 2010 to 2013 Chaplain Fore served as Battalion Chaplain with 3d Battalion 12th Marines in Okinawa, Japan.  His second tour of duty was with CREDO Marine Corps Installations West in Camp Pendleton, CA as the Deputy Director.  From July 2016 to July 2018 Chaplain Fore served as Command Chaplain onboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70), home ported in San Diego.  From August 2018 to August 2021, served as the Installation Chaplain at Commander Fleet Activities Chinhae in South Korea.  Chaplain Fore reported to NSAM/NPS as Command Chaplain in September 2021.  His personal awards include one Meritorious Service Medal, three Navy Commendation Medals, and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.  Chaplain Fore has been married to his wife, Jisun for 16 years, and together they have two children, Zekiel (11) and Zakary (9).



Chapel Staff


Fr. Dominic-Joseph R. Castro

Catholic Priest

Fr. Castro was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1998 and has served in a variety of ministries: parish ministry; college campus ministry; prison ministry.  Fr. Castro graduated from Saint Patrick Seminary in Menlo Park, California after completing undergraduate courses and graduate courses at Oblate College of Philosophy and Theology in Washington, DC.  He has a B.A. degree in Philosophy and a Masters in Divinity. Fr. Castro has been the Catholic priest at Naval Support Activity Monterey since 2011.


RP2(FMF) Anton Arganoza

Command Religious Program Coordinator 

Religious Program Specialist Second Class Anton Arganoza is originally from Lakewood, Washington. He enjoys experiencing the signts, sounds and tastes of the Monterey Peninsula. He served with the Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO) onboard Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, Washington where he supported resiliency retreats for families and couples. His second tour of duty was onboard Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California where he supported 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines and 1st Tank Battalion in sustainment and deployment training. He also deployed with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit in support of command and control operations over other Marine Corps units deployed in CENTCOM (or replace with “in support of Operation Enduring Freedom).  RP2 Arganoza reported on board Naval Support Activity Monterey as Command Religious Program Coordinator on October 2020.



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