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Spiritual and Religious Care

What kind of religious services are offered?

Spiritual care professionals (also called Chaplains) are trained in working with persons from all world-views and faith expressions to help keep feelings of hope, meaning and purpose in life strong. Chaplains offer personal consultation and unit specific services. They also provide crisis support and intervention, and end-of-life and bereavement care. Cognitive and physical support unit chaplains are available, along with 24/7 emergency on-call coverage.

Please consult with your nurse to make a referral for all spiritual and religious care needs.

The Veterans Chapel, located on E-ground of the Sunnybrook campus, is always open for prayer and worship to residents, patients, visitors and staff of all religious traditions. There is also a Synagogue, Blessed Sacrament Chapel, and Muslim Prayer room located adjacent to Chapel.

Saturday: Jewish Service - 10:00 a.m. (one service per a month) Sunnybrook Synagogue, EG next to the Veterans Chapel. Call ext. 3552 for more information.

Sundays: Interdenominational Service – 10:00 a.m., Veterans Chapel Catholic Celebration of the Eucharist – 11:30 a.m., K-wing Annex.

Weekdays:
On Wednesdays – 11:15 a.m. (Cognitive Units – K3E & K3C Residents)
On Thursdays – 10:15 a.m. (Cognitive Units – LSSE & LSSW Residents)
On Thursdays – 11:15 a.m. (Cognitive Units – LGSE & LGSW Residents)
Monday to Friday – 12:30 p.m. Roman Catholic Mass in the Veterans Chapel.

Daily prayers are held in the Muslim Prayer Room.

Special services are offered on appropriate religious occasions and holidays.