Spiritual Care at New Braunfels

Spiritual Care at New Braunfels

Chaplains are available seven days a week, 24 hour daily.

Call the Operator or call 830-606-9111, x 33763 (office) or 830-622-3119 (daytime pager) to speak to the chaplain on duty.

Chaplains are also available by email. Please visit http://www.christushealth.org/echaplaincy and send a message to the chaplain.

Staff chaplains are ministers of varied denomination, either ordained or laypersons, who have graduate degrees in theology, post-graduate residencies In Clinical Pastoral Education, and professional certification by national certifying agencies. Some chaplains are bilingual; all are trained in multi-cultural competencies.

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Chaplains are trained to assist persons using spiritual and religious resources, in times of wellness and crisis. Chaplains are members of the interdisciplinary team, documenting their ministry in the patients chart for the holistic care of patients and families.

After a spiritual screening by the admission nurse, chaplain can provide a spiritual assessment as well as:

  • Meaningful prayer, scriptural ritual or sacramental experiences as resources for healing
  • Access to websites and “apps” related to health and healing
  • Connection to faith communities
  • Palliative care consultation
  • Advance care planning and completion of related forms
  • End of life care
  • Grief and bereavement support, including the Angels Away program and Common Burial