OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center

Ottawa, Illinois

Spiritual Support

Our chapel is located just off the front lobby as you walk into the main hospital entrance. Fr. Mike Driscoll, PhD is our Chaplain and Director of Pastoral Care. He is responsible for the development and implementation of a continuum of pastoral services for patients, families, and staff.  To contact him, call (815) 431-5107.

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Mass Schedule

Mass will be celebrated once a month in the OSF Saint Elizabeth chapel. Join us the first Friday of every month beginning at 11:30 a.m.

About Fr. Driscoll

Fr Mike DriscollFr. Mike Driscoll, PhD Fr. Mike Driscoll is a priest of the Diocese of Peoria.  He was ordained in 1992 and served as pastor at several parishes. He was chaplain at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria from 2003 until 2012, when he became Director of Pastoral Care in Ottawa. Fr. Driscoll has a B.A. in Economics, an M.A. in Moral Theology, and a PhD in Counseling. 

His doctoral dissertation was entitled: How Catholic exorcists distinguish between demon possession and mental disorders.  His book on that subject—entitled Demons, Deliverance, and Discernment­—was published by Catholic Answers in 2015.

Fr. Driscoll also currently serves as pastor of St. Mary's Parish in Utica since receiving assignment by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky in December 2016.