St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
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Chaplaincy

Reflecting the commitment of Saint Alphonsus to serve body, mind, and spirit; our health care team includes nationally certified professional chaplains. Hospital chaplains are theologically and clinically trained clergy and lay people who are sensitive to a wide range of cultures and faiths, respectful of spiritual or religious preferences, and who understand the impact of illness or injury on spiritual well-being.

Our Chaplains

  • Provide a non-judgmental and healing presence
  • Provide support in times of trauma, loss or grief
  • Help you identify and process your concerns and feelings
  • Listen to your anxieties, fears, anger, concerns, problems, and/or questions
  • Offer guidance in times of difficult decision-making
  • Help clarify ethical concerns
  • Provide for sacraments and rituals
  • Facilitate contact with a priest, pastor or other spiritual resource
  • Educate about advance directives
  • Provide support at the end of life
  • Pray with you

Why call a chaplain?

  • For comfort, encouragement, and hope
  • To help find meaning and purpose
  • To help guide you as you make a connection with the Sacred
  • To support you when you feel lost, down, alone or helpless
  • To pray with you
  • To seek solace through sacred writings
  • To assist in ethical or other important decision-making
  • To rejoice and give thanks for life

Additional Services

  • Holy Cross Chapel & Meditation Garden are located off the main lobby of the Central Tower. The Chapel is open 24 hours daily for personal prayer and meditation.
  • An Interfaith Reflection Room is located on the first floor of the South Tower.
  • Religious and devotional literature is available in Care Note racks throughout the hospital and upon request.

How to reach a chaplain
To meet with a chaplain, ask a staff member to request a chaplaincy visit. From 8 am to 8 pm you may also make a chaplaincy request through the hospital operator ("O" from within the hospital and 208-367-2121 from outside the hospital).

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Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center  |  1055 N. Curtis Road  |  Boise, Idaho 83706  |  208-367-2121

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