Definition of Chaplain. Meaning of Chaplain. Synonyms of Chaplain

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Definition of Chaplain

Chaplain
Chaplain Chap"lain, n. [F. chapelain, fr. LL. capellanus, fr. 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 institution, or to a family or court, for the purpose of performing divine service. 3. Any person (clergyman or layman) chosen to conduct religious exercises for a society, etc.; as, a chaplain of a Masonic or a temperance lodge.

Meaning of Chaplain from wikipedia

- A chaplain is, traditionally, a cleric (such as a minister, priest, pastor, rabbi, purohit, or imam), or a lay representative of a religious tradition...
- A military chaplain ministers to military personnel and, in most cases, their families and civilians working for the military. In some cases they will...
- The Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives is the officer of the United States House of Representatives responsible for beginning each...
- The Chaplain Corps of the United States Army consists of ordained clergy of multiple faiths who are commissioned Army officers serving as military chaplains...
- A Chaplain of His Holiness is a priest to whom the Pope has granted this title. They are addressed as Monsignor and have certain privileges with respect...
- The Chaplain of the United States Senate opens each session of the United States Senate with a prayer, and provides and coordinates religious programs...
- United States military includes the use of religious symbols for military chaplain insignia, uniforms, emblems, flags, and chapels; symbolic gestures, actions...
- Four Chaplains George L. Fox, Alexander D. Goode Clark V. Poling, John P. Washington The Four Chaplains, also referred to as the "Immortal Chaplains" or...
- A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love is a 2003 book of selected essays and other writings by Richard Dawkins. Published five...
- Jules-Clément Chaplain (12 July 1839 – 13 July 1909) was a French sculptor and one of its finest medallists. With Louis Oscar Roty (1846–1911) he helped...
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