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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!


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