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Episode 33: Enoch Aguilar: My journey to hospice chaplaincy

In today’s episode, Joe, and Saul Interview of our guest Rev. Dr. Enoch Aguilar on his remarkable journey to becoming a hospice chaplain.

Chaplains spend thousands of hours perfecting skills that many people assume come naturally: sitting and listening. They become masters of the ministry of presence, bringing the same professionalism to spiritual care that doctors bring to surgery. In today’s episode, we talk to our guest about his journey to Hospice Chaplaincy. On the job, Hospice chaplains have no scripts to follow or party tricks to employ. They learn to meet tragedy with humility and an open mind.

Hospice Chaplaincy is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting excellence in spiritual care at the end of life. We are committed to the belief that people from all backgrounds, cultures and faith traditions should experience the end of life in a way that matches their own values and goals. The task of dying is complicated and often confronts us with lots of emotional and physical suffering. Hospice Chaplaincy is dedicated to providing patient advocacy, support and education services to the public, to create a cultural shift to inform and transform our thinking around the end of life.

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