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November 2, 2010

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» Week of Guided Prayer – Book Now!

Between 21st and 26th November 2010, a team of two prayer guides working in the tradition of St Ignatius of Loyola will be visiting the Chaplaincy to the University of Glamorgan. 24 places are available for students and staff members who wish to take part in the guided prayer exercises. The exercises use the Christian Bible, and are offered for anyone who is open to using the Christian Scriptures as a guide for prayer.

 If you’d like to take part, here’s what the commitment involves:

  • Attending the launch meeting at 3.30 p.m. on Sunday 21st November and the final meeting at 8.30 a.m. on Friday 26th November.
  • Half an hour each day Monday-Thursday (22-25 Nov) to undertake the prayer exercise.
  • Another half an hour each day Monday-Thursday (22-25 Nov) to meet with your prayer guide.
  • Student participants, or anyone on a low income, are asked to contribute £10 towards costs for the course. Participants earning a full-time salary are invited to pay £25.

 Don’t delay, book your place while there is still one available! To book, or if you have a question, email chaplaincy@glam.ac.uk telling us your name and which campus you are based at.

 See our leaflet for more information.

» Prayer for Healthcare – November 2010

On the first Wednesday of each month, the Chaplaincy joins in a worldwide chain of prayer for healthcare.

 This month we are praying for:

  • all students and staff in the Department of Care Sciences, especially any who are in particular need today
  • the nursing students from Kerala, India, who are currently spending some time at HESAS
  • local hospitals, and HESAS students working in them
  • healthcare workers in places where there are huge problems: the cholera outbreak in Haiti, the tsunami in Indonesia, the aftermath of the floods in Pakistan
  • healthcare in North America: the working of the new health system in the United States
  • the ‘Books Plus’ Christian bookshop in the University of Wales Hospital, and similar shops in other hospitals

Healthcare Christian Fellowship have also asked us to pray for:

  • The “God Loves the NHS” Conference in Sheffield on November 27th; the Organiser, Beth Hutton, and all others involved
  • The International Saline Training Day in Cardiff on November 6th.
  • The launch of a new post-graduate diploma/degree course in Whole-Person Healthcare in the University of Gloucestershire