Recent Examples of chaplain from the Web
King’s visit to Naperville came at the invitation of George St. Angelo, an alumnus who served as North Central’s chaplain.
The Sister arrives The biggest ovation of the evening before tipoff at the Alamodome on Saturday night came when Loyola team chaplain Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt arrived for her seat across from the Ramblers bench.
Michigan freshman Jordan Poole went looking for Loyola-Chicago’s team chaplain Sister Jean after the Wolverines ended the Ramblers’ magical Cinderella run in the Final Four.
Not at the station but at the house of Temple’s chaplain.
Loyola's run to the Final Four has been almost as improbable as the star turn of the team's incandescent chaplain.
She's served as the team’s chaplain since the early 1990s.
Loyola has become a national darling with its improbable run in the tournament, cheered on by 98-year-old team chaplain Sister Jean.
Celebrating the win was Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt, the 98-year-old nun who serves as the team chaplain for Loyola.
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Origin and Etymology of chaplain
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
CHAPLAIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chaplain for English Language Learners
: a priest or other Christian religious leader who performs religious services for a military group (such as the army) or for a prison, hospital, etc.
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