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Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has three Fire Chaplains who are Buddhists: Venerable Pidiville Piyatissa (Head of Ketumati Buddhist Vihara Manchester), Venerable Galpottayaye Pemananda (Ketumati Buddhist Vihara Manchester) and Jacquetta Gomes (Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada)).

Venerable Piyatissa led a session on Buddhism and Mindfulness for SF&RS staff and volunteers as part of World Interfaith Harmony Week celebrations.

Photograph of Peter Dartford Chief Fire Officer with the Monks who are Chaplains at the SF&RS headquarters after the session.

Photograph of Peter Dartford, the three Chaplains and SF&RS Fire Officers and firefighters at the SF&RS headquarters after the session.

Relevant websites:
http://www.staffordshirefire.gov.uk/3452.asp

http://faithandfire.co.uk/

http://faithandfire.co.uk/sfrs-staffordshire-fire-and-rescue-service-uk-chaplaincy/

http://bewesbuddhists.weebly.com/

http://worldinterfaithharmonyweek.com/
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