Pastoral Care Week event honors chaplains serving in Diocese of Trenton

July 29, 2019 at 12:37 p.m.

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More than 20 chaplains gathered Oct. 26 in the Chancery, Lawrenceville, for a luncheon given in appreciation for the work they do in hospitals and prisons across the Diocese of Trenton’s four counties. The event is held annually in conjunction with Pastoral Care Week, the theme of which this year is “Hospitality: Cultivating Inclusion.”

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., and Deanna Sass, director of pastoral care, welcomed the guests and expressed their gratitude for the chaplains’ ministry. Sass also introduced the new ministry coordinators in her department, Deacon Bill Gallagher, jail and prison, and Rachel Hendricks, respect life, who each spoke of how the week’s theme comes to fruition in their work throughout the year.

Chaplains in attendance minister in LIFE-St. Francis Medical Center, Bordentown; Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center, Hamilton; Capital Health Medical Center, Hopewell; Children’s Specialized Hospital, Toms River; Central Reception and Assignment Facility and  Jones Farm, Ewing; Ann Klein Forensic Center, Trenton; Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune; University Medical Center of Princeton, Plainsboro, and more.
 
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More than 20 chaplains gathered Oct. 26 in the Chancery, Lawrenceville, for a luncheon given in appreciation for the work they do in hospitals and prisons across the Diocese of Trenton’s four counties. The event is held annually in conjunction with Pastoral Care Week, the theme of which this year is “Hospitality: Cultivating Inclusion.”

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., and Deanna Sass, director of pastoral care, welcomed the guests and expressed their gratitude for the chaplains’ ministry. Sass also introduced the new ministry coordinators in her department, Deacon Bill Gallagher, jail and prison, and Rachel Hendricks, respect life, who each spoke of how the week’s theme comes to fruition in their work throughout the year.

Chaplains in attendance minister in LIFE-St. Francis Medical Center, Bordentown; Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center, Hamilton; Capital Health Medical Center, Hopewell; Children’s Specialized Hospital, Toms River; Central Reception and Assignment Facility and  Jones Farm, Ewing; Ann Klein Forensic Center, Trenton; Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune; University Medical Center of Princeton, Plainsboro, and more.
 
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