Friday, April 27, 2012

Palliative brush-up

Above and beyond care will be instructed at a pastoral care training workshop
Father William Ashley, pastor of Sts. Joachim and Ann Parish in Aldergrove, and a former chaplain at Vancouver General Hospital, will be a speaker at the Catholic Health Association training workshop for pastoral care volunteers. BCC file photo.
Alistair Burns talked to Father William Ashley, a former chaplain at Vancouver General Hospital, about the importance of pastoral care:
The Catholic Health Association of B.C. (CHABC) is reaching out by offering a training workshop for the next generation of pastoral care volunteers. These people will provide a ministry of care and counselling to people of all faiths, especially seniors and the dying.
Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.

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