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Ordinary People, Extraordinary Hearts

The National Association of Catholic Chaplains advocates for the profession of spiritual care and educates, certifies, and supports chaplains, clinical pastoral educators, and all members who continue the healing ministry of Jesus in the name of the Church.

Your Calling. Your Career.
Choose Chaplaincy.

Listening compassionately. Connecting immediately. Loving unconditionally. If this is how you envision your future, the National Association of Catholic Chaplains invites you to pursue a rewarding and faith-filled career as a professional chaplain.

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You don’t have to be a Board Certified Catholic Chaplain to join NACC! Our members form a rich and diverse professional community, dedicated to enhancing chaplaincy and ministry across the country. We offer community, educational resources and advocacy for all of our members. Learn which membership is right for you!


The Latest

2024 Professional Webinars: The Three Friends of Job, Scriptural Model of Chaplaincy

Presented by Joe Cotton and Erica Cohen Moore Date: April 18, 2024 Time: 12pm – 1:30pm Central Time Register During this webinar, we will provide historical context for the story…

2024 Professional Webinars: Grieving with Parents After Death of a Baby

Presented by Abigail Jorgensen PhD, LCCE, CD (DONA) Date: May 16, 2024 Time: 12pm – 1:30pm Central Time Register One in four clinically-recognized pregnancies ends in loss. And yet, societal…

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Join us for the 2024 APC/NACC Conference

In the spirit of embracing diversity and intentional inclusivity, we extend a heartfelt invitation to the chaplains of all faiths and diverse spiritual beliefs to join us at the APC/NACC…

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