Category Archives for Chaplaincy

Our Chaplaincy page and blog have moved to our UK Hospital website

Mildmay is charity that runs a hospital in the UK and also works to support thousands of people living with HIV overseas.Why now?As we inch out from under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are gradually refreshing our web presence, and this has included the launch of a new site just for our UK […]

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Congratulations to Harry and Meghan

All of us at Mildmay send congratulations, best wishes and love to long-time supporter Harry and Meghan on the birth of their beautiful daughter, Lilibet Diana.

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Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday is a Christian feast dedicated to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity, the essence and love of God expressing itself in three persons: God the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit.On this feast day we are reminded that we too share in this Trinity of loving relationships. In Western Christianity, […]

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It’s time to thank our volunteers

Next week is Volunteers Week. It takes place 1-7 June every year. It’s a chance to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and say thank you. Volunteers’ Week reminds us all to take the time to say thank you to the millions of volunteers who give their time to improve the lives of […]

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Pentecost – Sunday 23 May 2021

Pentecost is also called Whitsunday is celebrated on Sunday that falls on the 50th day of Easter. It is a big festival in the Christian church that observes the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles and other disciples following the Crucifixion, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus Christ. It also marks the beginning of […]

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Another Mildmay Milestone

Father Paul Rout OFM, A Franciscan priest who kindly gives voluntary service at Mildmay, beginning again last Sunday, alongside the others on the Chaplaincy Team, is celebrating 47 years since his Ordination to the Priesthood in 1974, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.His doctoral studies, retreat work and other developments which took place over the years, brought […]

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Congratulations to Vicki and John

Today, Vicki, one of our volunteer chaplains, led this morning’s 9.30am prayer. We were told that it was the 55th anniversary of her marriage to John. On this special occasion we congratulate them on their faithfulness to each other and hope that they are able to celebrate the love that they share. Thank you Vicki for all […]

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Jesus Christ Ascending

Ascension Day 2021

The Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, also called Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday, or sometimes Holy Thursday, commemorates the Christian belief of the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven.It is one of the ecumenical (i.e., universally celebrated) feasts of Christian churches, ranking with the feasts of the Passion, of Easter, and Pentecost. Following the […]

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Eid Mubarak

Happy Eid-ul-Fitr 2021: Eid Mubarak to our Muslim Colleagues, Friends and ClientsEid al-Fitr means ‘festival of breaking the fast’ and takes place when Ramadan ends, signalling that the daily fasting is over and the next month (Shawwal) begins.Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has announced that Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated on Thursday, May 13.The crescent […]

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Return of the… Chaplains

The Return of the Jedi (Chaplains)On entering our building after my third bout of lockdown, I was highly amused when I saw this picture, ‘The Return of The Jedi’,  posted by management in the cabinet of photos in the Mildmay Hospital Reception area. I did read that “Darth Vader was brought back from the dark […]

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