Pastoral Care

Chaplain Nora AusrieneWeiss Memorial Hospital cares for the whole person, spiritual as well as physical. Our chaplain is available to provide emotional and spiritual support to patients and families of all faith traditions and spiritualities. Call the office to request a visit. 

If you wish, your own clergy can be notified of your hospitalization. Your priest, minister or rabbi is welcome to visit you at any time.

Lay communion ministers from St. Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church provide communion to Catholic patients on Sundays.

A volunteer from Temple Sholom visits Jewish patients on Tuesdays and a rabbi from the Chicago Mitzvah Campaign does the same on Thursdays.

Muslims gather weekly for Friday prayers in the meditation room at 1:00 p.m.

A minister from the Chicago Hospital Liaison Committee for Jehovah's Witnesses is available for support upon request.

Sacred scriptures and a variety of prayer books are available for use as are music and guided meditation tapes to comfort the human spirit. The Prayer Room is always open for prayer and meditation.

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