The Saint Agnes Center for Spiritual Care provides for the spiritual, emotional, and religious needs of our patients, families and staff. It also sponsors projects outside the hospital to benefit the community. Pastoral assistance is available upon request within the Medical Center.
Call the hospital operator (dial O) to request pastoral assistance at any time. Ask to speak to the chaplain on-call.
- Providing sacramental ministry for Catholics and Protestants
- Offering spiritual and emotional support for all patients and family members
- Giving presurgery support and prayer
- Providing religious aids, such as rosaries, Bibles, and devotional literature
- Assisting patients in contacting local leaders of all faiths
- Supplying information about Advance Health Care Directives upon request*
*Requests for explanation of Advance Health Care Directives may also be made to the Clinical Social Services department at (559) 450-3158. For more information about Clinical Social Services, click here.
Christ the Healer Chapel
The Frank Diener Family Chapel of Christ the Healer is open 24 hours a day for prayer and meditation. Mass or Eucharistic Services are held Monday-Friday at 8 a.m. Sunday Mass is celebrated at 11 a.m. Patient and visitors are able to view Mass live on their room television on Channel 11.
Online Prayer Requests
Spiritual care is available during your visit to the Medical Center, with pastoral support offered from our clinically trained chaplains. Understanding that spiritual healing is forever ongoing, the Center for Spiritual Care extends its support to you by offering online prayer requests.
If you would like a member of our Center for Spiritual Care to pray for you, click here to complete the online form. If you would like to remain anonymous, you may do so.
Spiritual Care Community Outreach Services
Sharing a Sacred Trust - Spiritual Care Volunteer Training Program
The Center for Spiritual Care offers training programs twice each year for persons who are interested in serving as a spiritual care volunteer.
For more information or to contact the Center for Spiritual Care office, call (559) 450-3227.