Education chaplaincies

School

The Role of a school chaplain includes:

  • To be a visible presence
  • To be a praying presence
  • To be a listening presence
  • To be a lead in the school’s Christian ethos
  • To be trusted to hold in confidence
  • To be the face of Jesus to pupils, staff and families
  • To bring glory to God in the fulfilling of your calling

WHAT DOES CHAPLAINCY OFFER

  • A bridge between adults/pupils and God
  • A listening ear
  • A place of confidences shared
  • Hope in an ever-increasing complicated world
  • Sacramental ministry
  • Time
  • Safe environment
  • An opportunity to pray/together
  • A space for silence
  • Spiritual guidance
  • A lead regarding Christian Ethos

WHO IS THE CHAPLAIN FOR

  • Teachers
  • Non-teaching staff
  • Pupils
  • Families
  • For everyone who belongs to the Archbishop Blanch School family

HOW DO PEOPLE ACCESS THE CHAPLAIN

We have two in Archbishop Blanch School; a Lay Chaplain and an Ordained Chaplain.

Anyone can ask to see us at any time.  At certain times of the timetable we are situated around the school as we walk around and pray.  Staff can also have a home visit if requested.

 

University

With five universities in the diocese, University Chaplains provide vital spiritual and pastoral support to both students and staff.  They are committed to mission and bridge the gap between the institution and local church.


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