The role of the pastoral care team at St.Vincent Mercy Hospital is to provide spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families, associates, volunteers and the medical staff.Our MissionThe St.Vincent Mercy Hospital Chaplain and volunteer pastoral chaplains from the Elwood Ministerial Association endeavor to:
Spiritual Support - Round the ClockHospital staff and pastoral care volunteers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for emergencies. The Chapel is also available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for reflection and prayer. It is located across from the gift shop.
The Spirit of Caring at WorkPatients are welcome to invite their priest, minister, or rabbi to visit at any time. With the permission of the patient or family, a patient’s spiritual leader will be notified of the patient’s admission to the hospital.Support Groups AvailableMany special services, such as the Grief Recovery Program, are offered to patients and families of St.Vincent Mercy Hospital, as well as to the community.