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Welcome

Jools Hamilton is a Methodist minister, currently working as Student Chaplain to Trinity college Dublin.

He loves God, life, his work, the Irish rugby team, fine dining with great friends, and a great nights craic – in the totally Irish sense.

He can cook a mean peppered chicken, he rides bikes, he loves music, and he has been known to cry at stunning shows, moving movies and bad–ass books.


Latest Post

Suicide
Wednesday 19th February 2020 @ 2:10 pm

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-51557180

 

The words of Caroline Flack are heartbreaking.

Raw.

Honest.

Dark.

Sad.

 

I hear similar words too often in my life as a college chaplain.

Not from a celebrity angle, but from everyday honest humans.

 

Mistakes.

Regret.

Life ‘as was’ being ripped away.

Emotional pain.

Trauma.

 

Suicide is too common.

And it is Increasing.

 

Every single time I have to be around families and friends of a loved one, I want to say things which are completely pastorally insensitive. 

Thankfully,

to date,

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