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Services We Provide

  • 24/7 coverage: A chaplain is in the hospital at all times.
  • Rounding on assigned units
  • Responding to referrals
  • Pre-op visits
  • Response to all Code Blues and Code Trauma
  • Daily Interfaith Worship Service (at noon in the Chapel)
  • Baptisms
  • Blessings
  • End of Life Rituals
  • Memorial Services
  • Marriages
  • Consultations
  • Committees
  • Palliative Care Rounds
  • In-service presentations
  • Mass Cards for loved ones who have passed away

Faith Specific Services

  • Muslim Prayer Service on Fridays at 1pm
    • Location: Harvard Medical School
    • Please call the office for location at (617) 732-7480 or see the map in front of the chapel.
  • Communion for Catholic and Protestant Patients
  • Sacrament of the Sick for Catholics
  • Shabbat Candles for Jewish Patients
  • Prayer for Muslim Patients
  • Rituals for Religious holy days
  • Response to faith specific requests

**Please note: Spiritual Care Services Department cannot request Kosher Meals (please speak with BWH Food Services) and cannot perform religious circumcisions (please speak with your own congregation).**

Please also see Reasons to Call a Chaplain.

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