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The Army is providing the trainees with counseling and access to Army chaplains and medical care.
Most of hospice care is covered by Medicare, which pays for hospices to send nurses, aides, social workers and chaplains, as well as hospital beds, oxygen machines and medications to the home.
The packages include traditional kosher meals, wine, a large-print prayer book and a DVD of services conducted by Rabbi Alan Sherman, chaplain at MorseLife.
In 1817, in what have come down to us as his Detached Memoranda, James Madison discussed the appointments of congressional chaplains.
Neither one of them puts much faith in Humanism, though Zoltan tried working as a chaplain at the lively, cutting-edge secularism center at Harvard called the Humanist Hub, where there is a Sunday school for kids based on ethics.
Included are a restaurant, dental service, medical care, chaplain, a recreation center and organized outings.
The last anyone saw of the chaplains was the four men, locked arm in arm, praying together as the ship went down, taking them and 672 other men to their graves in the icy water of the Atlantic.
Also: The Crimson also reports that Harvard has appointed its first Muslim chaplain.
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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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