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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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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.
Tensions exist between the need to ensure full-time chaplains are paid and protected effectively and the need to ensure that the part-time or sessional chaplaincies are effective, safe and of good quality.
In a letter to parishioners, Dublin Archbishop Dr Diarmuid Martin said he had already established chaplaincies for Polish and Lithuanian Catholics, alongside the existing Romanian chaplaincy.
The Brothers teach at seminaries and universities, and they staff chaplaincies at Newman Centres on several American college campuses.