REFLECTION ON MENTAL HEALTH CHAPLAINCY

Authors

  • Lorna Rattray Mental Health chaplain in Sheffield

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v3i1.24

Keywords:

humanity, openness, togetherness, incarnate

Abstract

This article reflects briefly on 6 years of mental health chaplaincy work. It stresses the common humanity, with its needs and vulnerabilities, of chaplain and patients, and the need for openness in relationships. Worship in the hospital, and its relationship with the realities of life is considered. The article ends with a reminder of the dependence of us all on the incarnate God.

Author Biography

Lorna Rattray, Mental Health chaplain in Sheffield

Lorna Rattray served as a Mental Health chaplain in Sheffield, before taking up study for an M.Th in Practical Theology.

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Published

2013-06-11

How to Cite

Rattray, L. (2013). REFLECTION ON MENTAL HEALTH CHAPLAINCY. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 24–26. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v3i1.24