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- n. The office of a chaplain
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office, position, or station of a chaplain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office, post, station, or incumbency of a chaplain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the position of chaplain
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From the website: “The mission of the chaplaincy is to lead those who follow Christ, ...”.
Taking on the chaplaincy is a big challenge, as the University is in a sense a far-flung organisation, with many students living some distance out of the town, and many on part-time courses, and considerable difficulties to be faced in trying to establish contact with the Catholics among them and communicate the message that there is a Chaplaincy there for them, a centre for evangelisation and faith.....
 A chaplaincy is a pious foundation made by any religious person, and elected into a benefice by the ecclesiastical ordinary, with the annexed obligation of saying a certain number of masses, or with the obligation of other analogous spiritual duties.
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"I'm so excited to combine my love of being a pastor, where I'm leading worship and funerals and weddings, with my chaplaincy, which is helping people in times of crisis in their lives,"
He says the chaplaincy is a "ministry of presence," where he is "just there to be there."
It remains to be seen whether the flexibility suggested in the Constitution might ever lead to something less like a 'chaplaincy' and more like a church gathered around a bishop.
A search for "chaplaincy" on that site uncovered this moving article by YNHH Chaplain Kathleen Blake Thompson.
If you'd like links to those posts, please either e-mail me privately my e-mail address is in the profile or search on the "chaplaincy" label.
But there will be men, as well as women, who support God's call of women into pastoral ministry, into missionary service, into the kind of chaplaincy work that Raye Nell Dyer is doing so effectively at a great hospital like Vanderbilt.
It pointed out that NHS North Somerset offers services such as chaplaincy and prayer rooms for use by followers of all faiths.