chaplain

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chaplain

Hospital care A member of the clergy who provides for the spiritual needs of Pts and families. See Prayer.
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Presiding over the service will be former Regimental padre Reverend Michael Walters.
After a service by the regimental padre known as "The Sermon on the Mount," they crossed the Rapido Ford and took up positions near Santa Eliain, a desolate landscape of blasted villages redolent with dead mules.
A senior general has visited the British army's chaplaincy centre in Surrey to study the role of the regimental padre.

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