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a Christian clergyman attached to a private chapel of a prominent person or institution or ministering to a military body, professional group, etc



in the Catholic and Anglican churches:

(1) A clegyman in charge of a chapel or home church and also an assistant parish priest.

(2) A clergyman in the army; in bourgeois states, as a rule, the chaplain has the rank of an officer or general. In addition to his religious functions, the chaplain is also responsible for the political convictions and morale of the soldiers and officers.

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Even though community chaplaincy in England and Wales cannot avoid being affected by this conceptualisation, it does not define its essential nature.
If you'd like to volunteer to become part of the chaplaincy team, contact WM at 41 Holywell Hill, St Albans, AL1 1HE (tel 01727 81814401727 818144) or email workplacematters@stalbans.
About HealthCare Chaplaincy Network HealthCare Chaplaincy Network is a global nonprofit organization that offers spiritual-related information and resources, and professional chaplaincy services in hospitals, other health care settings, and online.
All states and territories have agreed to deliver the new National School Chaplaincy Programme, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education, said.
Dr Ernest Victor, for his nine years of service to the Chaplaincy, along with his wife, Lalitha.
The Centre is part of St Michael's Theological College and Cardiff University, who both just signed a partnership agreement with SKH Ming Hua Theological College to develop chaplaincy training.
Supported by a group of specially-trained volunteers, the chaplaincy works with retail trade across the city, from independent outlets to the markets and major shopping areas.
The newspaper reported that Charles Davidson, a retired Air Force chaplain, took control of Liberty's chaplaincy training program in 2007 and reworked it to meet specifications laid down by the Pentagon.
SIR - I write in response to the recent article about the secular campaign that urges the NHS to stop funding chaplaincy in Wales.
The Presbyterian padre and head of chaplaincy for the Canadian Armed Forces was among six officers appointed to the level of Commander, the highest of the Order's three levels of membership.
Nevertheless, spiritual care is the primary and arguably the sole focus of chaplains' work, and just as we recognize a teaching profession even though "nonprofessionals" also teach, we can justifiably recognize hospital chaplaincy as a profession that specializes in spiritual care of patients--and then turn to the task of specifying the defining criteria for the profession, including its ethical grounding and governing tenets.
He joins the church from the South Yorkshire Workplace Chaplaincy, where he worked for 10 years.