Chaplains Assoc

The mission of the Rockland County Association of Fire Chaplains is to extend spiritual support and guidance to all Rockland County Fire Organizations and any other associated groups, and organizations that work in conjunction with the fire and emergency services of Rockland County. Our vision, being a non-denominational association with members from many religious backgrounds, will allow us to help all members of the community in their time of need.

Anyone looking for help from our organization should contact one of the following officers:

Chief Chaplain/President John Kapral –
Vice President Stewart Rhymer –
Secretary Frank Bifulco  –

Members of this association are chaplains or lay persons supporting first responders. Those seeking to join should contact Chief Chaplain John Kapral.

We are available to help with the following events:

Firematic Wake and/or funeral at a funeral home or religious house of worship
Firematic Funeral at the cemetery
New firehouse or New Truck dedication ceremonies
Memorial services
Veterans ceremonies