Providence Health & Services Chaplains in the Spiritual Care department are committed to seeing that your faith, beliefs and values are honored while you are here and to provide you with excellent care.
- Spiritual and emotional support to patients and family members.
- Ministry to staff.
- Morning and evening prayer is offered over the public address system.
- The chapel is available to all and is open for everyone as a place of quiet meditation and prayer.
- Catholic Mass, Communion Services and other seasonal worship services.
- The Sacrament of the Sick, Reconciliation and Communion are available upon request.
- A Memorial Service is held biannually for loved ones of patients who have died.
- Special services are conducted in accordance with the seasonal calendar.
How We Serve You
As a patient, visitor or staff member, a chaplain is available to:
- Empower you to draw upon the strengths of your spiritual resources.
- Listen respectfully to your personal story and reflect upon the meaning of life experiences.
- Contact your own Pastor, Rabbi, or Spiritual Caregiver at your request.
- Facilitate your celebration of the sacraments and rituals within your own faith tradition.
- Assist in the preparation of an Advance Directive.
- Provide spiritual and emotional support in times of crises.
- Serve as a resource for ethical decision-making.
- Assist you in your search for inner peace.
When to Call A Chaplain
Chaplains are available:
- When you are anxious about your condition.
- When you desire Prayer or Spiritual guidance.
- When you receive bad news.
- When you face difficult decisions.
- When you want to receive a sacrament.
- When you need information about community religious groups and resources.
- When you are struggling with the meaning of your illness.
- When you are grieving over a loss.
- When you need assistance with Advance Directives.
- When you are facing end of life care.