Spiritual Care Services

Professional chaplain services are available on both the Bend and Redmond campuses. The hospital chaplains provide pastoral support, patient and family support, advocacy, crisis intervention, end-of-life care and prayer.

Hospital chaplains

Our hospital chaplains have clinical and theological training and experience. They are available to compassionately minister to your spiritual, emotional and religious needs, and they respect the variety of paths used by individuals to find meaning. Our hospital chaplains are here to support you 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week and serve throughout the hospitals and all their various departments.

Hospital chaplain assistance includes:

  • Taking time to sit down and provide a listening presence
  • Reflecting on the meaning of your illness and your understanding
  • Offering prayer, scripture, arranging for sacraments or rituals at your request
  • Calling your pastor/spiritual leader to notify them of your hospitalization
  • Helping you find hope again
  • Supporting your family and friends spiritually or emotionally
  • Assisting with your Advance Directive
  • Facilitating conversations with your physicians and other caregivers
  • Facilitating ethical decision making

Contact a chaplain:

  • Telephone the hospital operator at 541-382-4321
  • Ask your nurse, or any member of your care team, to contact a chaplain

Hospital chapels and sanctuaries

We invite you to visit our chapel or sanctuaries for prayer, meditation or quiet reflections. They are inclusive places where all are welcome and all may find connection to the spiritual journey.

Chapel at St. Charles Bend

The chapel is always open and is located on the second floor, adjacent to the Lynn Griffith Memorial Garden.

Sanctuary at St. Charles Redmond

The Sanctuary, located on the first floor, is available to everyone for personal prayer and meditation.

St. Charles Prineville

Your caregivers at St. Charles Prineville would be glad to arrange spiritual support for you. Contact your nurse or other caregiver if you are interested.

St. Charles Madras

Your caregivers at St. Charles Madras would be glad to arrange spiritual support for you. Contact your nurse or other caregiver if you are interested.