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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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Hospital chaplaincy is the responsibility of the Interchurch Council for Hospital Chaplaincy (ICHC).
Meeting St Modan's junior chaplaincy team joined Mr O'Neill for a'hot chocolate Friday'
Patricia Oluwatosin AdewumI, Co-Founder, Harvestspring international was the Co chaplaincy speaker.
There is perhaps no institution that offers a better example of the deeply intertwined nature of religion and the modern American state than the military chaplaincy. In Enlisting Faith: How the Military Chaplaincy Shaped Religion and State in Modern America, Ronit Stahl offers a profoundly valuable new analysis of the military chaplaincy and its engagement with American conceptions of religion, race, gender roles, and the boundaries of state power.
Stahl begins the story in the early twentieth century, when the modern American military chaplaincy constituted one of the World War I-era progressive reforms of the military services.
Practitioners provide a textbook to inform and encourage the development of chaplaincy with children and young people in a healthcare setting.
Chaplaincy is an inherently marginal and liminal task.
The week's activities finished with remembrance assemblies for all pupils in the school and led by the chaplaincy team.
While Tyson manages an in-house chaplaincy program, most businesses are smaller and have fewer resources and therefore rely on third-party nonprofit chaplaincy providers like Marketplace Chaplains USA and Corporate Chaplains of America, both of which emerged in the late 20th century.
"The university will work with the Archdiocese of Glasgow to ensure the continued provision of chaplaincy support for staff and students at our faith and belief centre.
The ex-Tory MP will be made a deacon at St Paul's Cathedral, and his ministry will focus on prison chaplaincy.