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A higher calling: Airport chaplains offer comfort to travelers who find themselves facing transition among strangers

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ATLANTA — The Rev. Frank Colladay Jr. stood at the end of the gate waiting. On the arriving plane was a passenger whose husband had just died of a heart attack on another flight. Her name was Linda Gilbert. The two had never met before.

Colladay’s parish happens to be the world’s busiest airport. His flock consists of people passing through who might need comfort, spiritual advice or someone to pray with.

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