Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago

The Spiritual Care staff at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago is available 24/7 to help staff, patients, and family members as companions on their spiritual journeys. Our Spiritual Care staff can also help contact clergy of all faiths in our community in order to respond to spiritual needs.

Spiritual Care is available for:

  • Spiritual, ethical, and religious needs
  • Grief support
  • Education in the areas of spirituality, cultural diversity, bereavement, and Advance Directives
  • Prayer and pastoral presence
  • Sacramental ministry
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Use of chapel

When to contact Spiritual Care:

  • Issues related to spirituality and religion
  • When a clergy person is needed
  • Someone is in need of prayer and spiritual support
  • For emotional support
  • Dealing with issues of grief or loss
  • Dealing with stress
  • When receiving difficult news
  • When working through ethical issues
  • When discussing Advance Medical Directives
  • Interdisciplinary patient and family consults

The Hospital Chapel on the 11th floor and the Prayer Room on the 1st floor are available every day to patients, staff and visitors for quiet meditation and prayer.

If you have questions, or for non-urgent issues, please contact one of our chaplains at 773.665.3172.

For urgent issues, please call the Hospital operator during the day and ask that the chaplain “on call” be paged. In the evenings, contact the House Manager at 773.665.3042.