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  • Survey takes pulse of campus ministers, students with eye to betterment

    Survey takes pulse of campus ministers, students with eye to betterment

    • Nov 10, 2017

    According to a new survey, campus ministers say that among personal activities, Bible study and reconciliation stand apart from other activities as contributing to college students’ growth in faith. Mass, retreats, small groups and one-on-one mentoring are more significant than social events, catechesis and sacramental preparation, and men’s and women’s groups.

  • Ottawa hospital disaster team ready with spiritual care

    Ottawa hospital disaster team ready with spiritual care

    • Sep 1, 2017

    Volunteers with Ottawa Hospital’s Emergency Spiritual Care Assistance Team learn what symptoms — such as anxiety, fear, distress, feeling numb and confusion — are common among people who have experienced a disaster and how to identify “red flags” if a person’s reaction is extreme, which could become impairing or lead to post-traumatic stress disorder or an anxiety disorder in the future.

  • Police chaplains take a stronger role in community policing

    Police chaplains take a stronger role in community policing

    • Jul 16, 2017

    Scranton Police Chief Carl Graziano said an active chaplain, who spends time on the beat with other officers, injects a gentler demeanor into the mix. Chaplains being with the police help diffuse situations and help people trust the police more after so much animus between communities and police in recent years.

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