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CHAPLAIN. A clergyman appointed to say prayers and perform divine service. Each house of congress usually appoints it own chaplain.

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Santos said, Filipino chaplaincies have been set up in strategic locations in Europe to attend to the spiritual needs of Filipino migrants.
But by the 1960s and '70s, chaplaincies were no longer about just officiating over religious services.
2001), Probation Service Christian Fellowship, Social Workers' Christian Fellowship, the Evangelical Alliance, Lawyers Christian Fellowship, the Prison Fellowship in the United States and United Kingdom, Alpha in Prisons, Daylight Christian Trust, the Prison Advice and Care Trust, as well as multi-faith prison-based chaplaincies within the prison system of England and Wales.
The chaplaincy is still supported by Canada Ministries, which gives grants of $41,400 each year to 13 different university chaplaincies.
But in colleges, which are at the centre of the Government's bid to drive up skills in the UK, only half have chaplaincies and many ban religious societies from forming.
In fact, one of Tom's important accomplishments was helping to bring Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu, and even evangelical chaplaincies to campus.
The college, a partner with Cardiff University, has a contract with the Ministry of Defence and the Hospital Chaplaincies Council to train chaplains for the Forces and NHS.