Pastoral Care

Monday - Friday: 7 AM – 9 PM
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 8:30 AM – 5 PM

(615) 222-6602

Catholic Mass
is celebrated:
   Monday through Friday at 11:30am;
    Sunday at 10:00 am.

Chaplains can be consulted for:

  • Pre-surgery visits
  • Spiritual, cultural or religious needs
  • Change of status of patient
  • Sacramental needs
  • At the time of a crisis or imminent death
  • Representative from the faith community are unavailable
  • Decisions about level of care
  • Need for support or conversation

How to Contact a Chaplain

  • Emergency Catholic sacramental ministry is provided 24/7.  Please contact the PBX Operator at 615-222-2111 if this service is needed.
  • An on-call chaplain is available AFTER HOURS through the House Supervisor for support in these significant situations for patients, families or staff:  Sudden traumatic deaths/severe injuries, Catastrophic event, Unexpected Crisis, Patient/Family experiencing emergent spiritual crisis, Internal/External Disaster.
  • Call the Pastoral Care Office at 615.222.6602.
  • If you’re in the hospital, ask your nurse to call the chaplain.

Members of the Pastoral Care Department include men and women representing various faith traditions.
  • 2 Full-time Interdenominational chaplains
  • 1 Full-time Catholic chaplain
  • 2 CPE Residents
  • Staff also includes CPE Externs/Interns and Pastoral Care Visitors.

Chaplains facilitate and/or participate in the following support groups for patients/families:

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