Pastoral Care

Pastoral and spiritual care services are integral to the healthcare and services of the Catholic Health Services organization. Pastoral and spiritual care offers healing, sustaining, guiding, reconciling and counseling services. Pastoral care ministry is provided to patients/residents, their families/community, and staff. Pastoral Care is provided to patients, their families, and staff; giving spiritual support with respect for each person’s faith, tradition, and spiritual perspective and functioning in an interdisciplinary manner with other healthcare colleagues.

Because the human person is by nature spiritual, pastoral care seeks to honor and facilitate the search for meaning and integrity in the experiences of life including sickness, death, and bereavement, by offering presence, compassion, listening, support and education.

On the main menu sidebar is an introduction of the Directors of Pastoral Care in the CHS healthcare facilities and those responsible for pastoral and spiritual care services at Catholic Cemeteries.

East and West Campus

Villa Maria Nursing Center/St. Catherine’s Rehabilitation Hospital AND Villa Maria West Skilled Nursing Facility/St. Catherine’s West Rehabilitation Hospital

Rt. Reverend Monsignor Parker Ogboe, PhD

Director of Pastoral Care – Villa Maria Nursing Center/St. Catherine’s Rehabilitation Hospital

Father Elysee

Chaplain – Villa Maria Nursing Center

North Campus

St. John’s Nursing Center, St. Anthony’s Rehabilitation and St. Joseph Residence

Reverend Antony Vayalikarottu

Director of Pastoral Care – St. John’s Nursing Center

Father Mathew Varghese

Chaplain – CHS North Campus

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