Chaplain

An authorised representative of a faith or community (Priest, Minister, Rabbi, Imam etc.) who has been appointed by the hospital to provide pastoral, spiritual and religious care for patients, their relatives and members of staff. Chaplains work alongside medical, nursing and other healthcare staff to enable holistic care. They are willing to listen and respond to you, whatever your beliefs and practices....

chaplain

[n] - a clergyman ministering to some institution
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Chaplain

A priest who is attached to the household of Medieval nobility, such as a Lord or Earl, and moves with that small elite group. Since the 17th century and the English Civil War preachers and later chaplains have been attached to the armed forces.
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Chaplain

Chap'lain noun [ French chapelain , from Late Latin capellanus , from capella . See Chapel .] 1. An ecclesiastic who has a chapel, or who performs religious service in a chapel. 2. A clergyman who is officially attached to the army or navy, to some public i...
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chaplain

noun a clergyman ministering to some institution
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Chaplain

• (n.) A clergyman who is officially attached to the army or navy, to some public institution, or to a family or court, for the purpose of performing divine service. • (n.) An ecclesiastic who has a chapel, or who performs religious service in a chapel. • (n.) Any person (clergyman or layman) chosen to conduct religious exercises for...
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chaplain

originally a priest or minister who had charge of a chapel, now an ordained member of the clergy who is assigned to a special ministry. The title ... [1 related articles]
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Chaplain

A clergyman who conducts religious service in the hospital. Chaplains also provide support and offer prayer to women experiencing pregnancy loss and/or complications during pregnancy and labor.
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chaplain

A member of the clergy in charge of a chapel or who works with the military or with an institution, such as a hospital.
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Chaplain

Traditionally, a chaplain is a minister, such as a priest, pastor, rabbi, imam or lay representative of a religious tradition, attached to a secular institution such as a hospital, prison, military unit, school, police department, university, or private chapel. Though originally the word `chaplain` referred to representatives of the Christian fa.....
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Chaplain

The head of a scientific laboratory.
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Chaplain

Priest in charge of taking care of a chapel or a group of believers, usually smaller than that of a parish, such as a religious community, a college, university, etc
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