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Chaplaincy

Considered Chaplaincy As A Ministry?

Have you considered pastoral/spiritual care ministry as a board certified chaplain? The Loyola Institute for Ministry can help prepare you, and the National Assocation of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) certifies you. 

Over half of the members of NACC are lay women and men, endorsed as lay ecclesial health care ministers serving in hospitals, hospices, long term care, and a variety of other settings.
 
Since 1965, NACC members have continued the healing ministry of Jesus in the name of the Church. Would you consider this profession?

For information about how LIM can prepare you for a career in chaplaincy, please contact Dr. Barbara Fleischer at fleische@loyno.edu or 504-865-3397.  
 
For information about NACC, go to http://www.nacc.org/about/default.aspx to find answers to questions, a video on the chaplaincy ministry, and testimonies by many serving in this spiritual care field. Also visit the NACC website homepage for a brief video on chaplaincy http://www.nacc.org.
 
Consider becoming a student member, by filling out an application form at http://www.nacc.org/membership/application.asp. Being a member will help your discernment by connecting you with other members who are working in or preparing for the spiritual care ministry.
 
For more information, please contact the NACC office at 414-483-4898, info@nacc.org, or Executive Director David Lichter, dlichter@nacc.org.