Pastoral Care Calvary Mater Hospital
At Calvary Mater Newcastle we offer compassionate emotional support and spiritual care for you, your family and friends. Our Pastoral Care Program acknowledges your beliefs, important relationships and all that is meaningful for you. It affirms your intrinsic value as a person.
Pastoral Care can help if you are:
Struggling with a sense of purpose or meaning
Experiencing a time of crisis
Feeling lonely or isolated
Grieving a loss
Making important decisions
Needing support with your religious/spiritual practice
Wishing to contact a priest or minister of religion
Preparing for death
Waratah NSW 2298
|Phone||02 4014 4657|
Available Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm.
Referral not required.
Calvary Mater Newcastle values the religious and cultural needs of those for whom we care. Religious representatives of all faiths are welcome to visit patients from their community of faith. Most Christian denominations and other faiths have an appointed Chaplain/representative to the hospital who is available to visit as requested.
Chapels for quiet reflection and prayer are located in:
•the main hospital corridor, level 3, next to the Cafe
•the Hospice, adjacent to the entrance.
A meditation room is also available on level 3, staff at the Information Desk will provide directions. Both chapels and the meditation room are available for use by patients, families, visitors and staff. For those patients whose religious tradition values Sacramental Care, Holy Communion, Anointing of the Sick, and Reconciliation are available.