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Fr. James Burnett

About the Blogger

Fr. James E. Burnett is the Chief, Chaplain Service at Hines VA Hospital (708-202-7268) in Chicago, Il. Hines VA is a 475 bed hospital sharing the same campus as Loyola Medical Center in Chicago. His duties include supervising a staff of 9 chaplains who serve the needs of the veterans and their families.

In 2007, Fr. Burnett was elected the President of NCVACC (National Conference of VA Catholic Chaplains), an organization addressing the spiritual needs of the 300 Catholic Priests who serve in The Veterans Administration System.

Blog posts by Fr. James Burnett

  • Monday, November 09, 2009

    “The Spiritual Trauma of War: War is Hell”

    Last week, a group of over 125 participants representing a wide variety of professional and community based organizations spent one and a half days listening, exploring and reflecting on personal experiences, current data, psychological and spiritual theories and practical advice in treating the moral and spiritual crisis's that affect the returning Iraq/Afghanistan veteran.