Our mission

Painting BAH

Advancing the well-being of individuals and communities where healthcare meets the human spirit.

Chaplaincy

    • Providing full-time professional chaplaincy to Stroger Hospital
    • Part-time chaplaincy to the CORE Center of Cook County—patients and staff
    • Operation Bear Hug
    • Sponsoring community-based Clinical Pastoral Education courses

Education

    • Spiritual Care Visitors Program
    • Outreach to West-side pastors in partnership with ALIVE! project
    • Continuing education for alumnae
    • Clinical Pastoral Education faculty at RUSH University Medical Center

Wellness, Prevention and Spirituality: 

    • Providing self –care opportunities for medical staff in the Illinois Medical District
    • Presenting Advanced Care Directives workshops to diocesan, synod, community groups
    • Hosting support groups for those who have lost family members to gun violence
    • Providing a welcoming space for AA, Bereavement Groups, CPE classes