Purcell House, All Hallows College where the
Consultation took place
Theme: Growing together in our pain: Differences and tensions in healthcare chaplaincy in Europe
WEDNESDAY 1 SEPTEMBER
Arrival at All Hallows College
18.00 -20.30 Welcome, Informal gathering / information meeting . Tea, coffee, sandwiches available
THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
09.00 Prayer Opportunity led by Irish representatives
The opening prayer opportunity took place outside and used the flags and emblems brought by the representatives as a focus for worship based on Celtic spirituality.
The flags and emblems were displayed in the meeting room throughout the Consultation.
09.30 Opening session
Moderated by Rev Dr Stavros Kofinas
Coordinator of the ENHCC (Ecumenical Patriarchate)
- Introduction to the Network
- Coordinator's Report
- Coordinator's Report [PDF Format]
- Presentation of participating countries
- What has been done in organisations over the past two years
10.45 Coffee 11.15 Re-assemble
11.30 Formal Opening
by Mrs Mary McAleese, President of Ireland
- Text of the address by President Mary McAleese
- Welcome to the President by Fr Stavros Kofinas
- Press Release
- More Pictures
12.15 Opening Session continues
14.00 Differences and Tensions
in Healthcare Chaplaincy in Europe
10 minute presentations followed by discussion moderated by the speaker
- Ecumenical level:
Rev Rune Frosbeck, The Christian Council of Sweden
Rev Rune Forsbeck, Sweden.
- INTRA-CHURCH DIFFERENCES AND TENSIONS
IN HEALTH CARE CHAPLAINCY
Fr. Dr. Angelo Brusco,
Associazione Italiana di Pastorale della Salute
Read Text of the Presentation [PDF Format]
Fr Angelo Brusco
15.30 Differences and Tensions
in Healthcare Chaplaincy in Europe (continued):
- Multi-cultural level :
Rev. Edward Lewis, Hospital Chaplaincies Council of the General Synod of the Church of England
Rev Edward Lewis
- Differences and Tensions in Multidisciplinary Practice
Kathleen O’Connor, Health Care Chaplaincy Board, Ireland
- State level : Professional integration and
Rev Eirik Os, Hospital Chaplaincy Committee in Norway
Rev Eirik Os
17.30 Prayer Opportunity in the Oratory in All Hallows
led by Rev Kathrin Jahns (Germany)
Rev Kathrin Jahns from Germany led prayers in the Oratory based on Luke 24.13-35 - The Walk to Emmaus.
18.00 Supper followed by free evening.
FRIDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
09.00 Prayer Opportunity
Rev Naatan Haamer from Estonia led prayers in the meeting room, the representatives standing in a circle. He taught an Estonian religious folk song and invited the participants to offer a prayer in their own language while the other members of the group tried to repeat the words.
09.30-12.00 · Discussion on the acceptance of the Standards for Health Care Chaplaincy in Europe
Moderated by Rev. Kirsti Aalto
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland
Rev Kirsti Aalto
10.30 -11.00 Coffee
13.30 Depart by coach for Glendalough, Co.Wicklow.
- Visitors’ Centre - Tea/coffee in Glendalough Hotel - Walking tour
|Cathedral grounds, Glendalough|
19.00 Dinner in Glendalough Hotel. 21.00 Depart for All Hallows.
SATURDAY 4 SEPTEMBER
9.00 Prayer Opportunity led by Rev Edward Lewis (England)
Rev Edward Lewis led Morning Prayer on the them of St Cuthbert - Bishop
9.30 Discussion and adoption of a new Constitution for the EHNCC
Moderated by Rev. Fred Coutts,
Scottish Churches Committee on Healthcare Chaplaincy
Rev Fred Coutts
11.00 Open Forum
Moderated by the Coordinator of the ENHCC
- Evaluation and the future of the Network
14:00 Open forum continues
- Summary of the Consultation
- Coordinator’s remarks before final discussion
- Next Consultation (Lisbon May 2006)
- Election of new Committee
ENHCC Committee 2004-2006
16.0 Dismissal blessing from each participant
The representatives gathered again under the same tree in the grounds of All Hallows College and offered a blessing from their own tradition, after which the Irish group presented everyone with a traditional St Bridget's Cross.
16.15 Network Committee meeting
18.00 Wine Reception with invited guests
One of the guests was Most Reverend Diarmuid Martin (centre), the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin. He is pictures with Fr Adamantios (Greece) on the left and Fr Stavros, the Coordinator of the Network on the right.
19.00 Formal Dinner followed by entertainment
Chris Levison, Fred Coutts and Derek Brown (Scotland) singing a Scots song.
SUNDAY 5 SEPTEMBER
10.00 Departure from All Hallows.
Day free for worship opportunities in Dublin Churches, shopping, sight-seeing, travel home.