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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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Many colleges do want their faith needs recognised and many of them have a range of facilities including multi-faith chaplaincies and prayer rooms.
It highlighted Warwickshire as a good example where six out of seven colleges in the county are developing chaplaincies.
Since 1990, representatives of European Chaplaincies have been coming together every two years at consultations to exchange their experiences in spiritual healthcare.
Displaying sensitive leadership, he brought together the Roman Catholic and Protestant chaplaincies of the base and brigade to an administrative unity, while continuing to meet the demands of army operations such as the ice storm in Ontario and Quebec and the peacekeeping commitments to Kosovo and Bosnia.
In his sermon, George Packard, the Episcopal Church's bishop suffragan for chaplaincies, took the intricacies of pain from the early days of Katrina and posited them into the helping hands and hearts of the present and into the arms of God.
Mr Biddle also held chaplaincies with the Prison Service at HMP Shrewsbury and also with the Shrewsbury Fire and Rescue Service, West Mercia Police, the British Legion and the Newport Navy Club and the Severn Hospice.
This will include teams of clergy and ordinands in their 20s giving presentations in parishes or Higher and Further Education chaplaincies.