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Useful Resources for Chaplains

This is the first attempt to bring together useful resources and links for chaplains in the Diocese. Contributions and comments are welcomed – please send them to


The Coordinator of School Chaplains is Fr David Reilly. His email is


Details of many school and chaplain related issues are to be found on the CES website which is

ACCE The details of the Association of Catholic Chaplains in Education is found at details of the next conference will be here when they are known.

National Liturgy Office of the Bishops Conference


The Chaplains Bookshelf.  This is a useful and comprehensive list of resources compiled by Jane Porter. See link below.


On the right are a number of powerpoint displays for you to use. Some of the powerpoints may need a little modication as they are specific to a specific school (Mostly St Joan of Arc School - many thanks to Jenny Whelan). There is no copyright on them and you can use them - contact jwhelan@joa.herts.sch.ukfor further help. 

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