• Patron ANK

    actor Jiří Potměšil

    Spiritual support

Asociace nemocničních kaplanů

In the last five years the Czech Republic has been experiencing a dynamic advancement of spiritual care in medical institutions. Earlier in 2006 churches concluded a contract of ecumenical cooperation in this field. Immediately in the next year an educational course for hospital chaplains was held and in the academic year 2007/2008 at a Protestant Theological Faculty it was attended by 19 chaplains from various churches. After completing the course, the participants agreed they would like to continue in meeting and support each other in the hospital service. From the initiative of the very chaplains regular work meetings have been held at Sisters of Mercy of St Borromeo in Prague since November 2008. These meetings (once in 2 months) are open to other chaplains and those interested in hospital spiritual service.