In the spirit of Christ and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Mission of OSF HealthCare is to serve persons with the greatest care and love, in a community that celebrates the Gift of Life.
At OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center, we understand the importance of spiritual support and pastoral care in the healing process. Times of illness are never easy, and the support of family, friends, faith communities and religious practices become all the more important.
- Pastoral conversation, listening, and prayer
- Contacting your clergy person or faith leader
- Support in seeking meaning and hope
- Support in making a difficult decision
- Assistance with an Advance Directive
- Bibles and other Holy Scriptures
- Devotional resources
- Support at the end of life
Deacon George Schramm is the OSF Saint Paul Chaplain and is available for patient visits, family support, crisis assistance, grief support ministry, and prayer. Deacon George can be reached Monday – Wednesday, and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by calling (815) 539-1780. Pastoral Care services are available for all our patients, visitors, and Mission Partners.
Our chapel is located right off the main hospital lobby, across from the Auxiliary Gift Shop The chapel is open 24 hours a day for patients, visitors, and staff for prayer and meditation.
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Mass is celebrated every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in the OSF Saint Paul Chapel.