The Diocesan Conference of Health Care Ministers includes health care ministers approved by the Bishop for ministry in health care facilities.
The Diocesan Helping Ministries Advisory Committee acts as a forum for all parishes to find assistance with their efforts to advance Christ’s healing and caring for members of the community at large.
The Diocesan Conference of Health Care Ministers consists of those health care ministers approved by the Bishop for ministry in health care facilities.
The Conference exists in order to:
- Convene members of the conference to formulate and present to the Bishop the concerns of the ministers.
- Provide a resource and support group for those in the health care ministry.
- Assist in the formulation of diocesan policy and procedures with regard to health care ministry.
- Assist in proposing standards for the education of all health care ministers.
- Sponsor special enrichment programs for all involved in the pastoral care of the sick.
Below is a listing of hospitals, medical centers and health care facilities in the Diocese along with the Chaplains or persons assigned to them.
|Danville State Hospital||Reverend Augustine Joseph, MSFS, Chaplain||570-275-2512|
|Geisinger Medical Center||Reverend John Cyriac, MSFS, Chaplain||570-275-4221 x2009|
|Hershey Medical Center||Reverend Paul Oye, O.P., Chaplain||717-531-8359|
|Hershey Medical Center||Reverend Modestus Ngwu, O.P.||717-531-8359|
|Hershey Medical Center||Marcia Rush||717-531-8359|
|Holy Spirit Hospital||Reverend Barnabas|
Shayo, AJ, Chaplain
|Holy Spirit Hospital||Reverend Avitus K. Siriwa, AJ, Chaplain||717-763-2118|
|Holy Spirit Hospital||Sister Mary Joan Smith, SCC, BCC||717-972-4255|
|Holy Spirit Hospital||Deacon Fran Gorman||717-458-2194|
|Holy Spirit Hospital||Maureen Asper, RN||717-763-3048|
|Lancaster General Hospital||Javed Kashif, OFM Cap., Part-Time Chaplain||717-544-5979|
|Lancaster General Hospital||Reverend Deogratias Rwegasira, AJ, Chaplain||717-544-5979|
|Lancaster General Women and Babies Hospital||Carolanne Hauck, BCC||717-544-3418|
|Maria Hall for the Aged Sisters / SSCM||Reverend Gerard Heintzelman, Chaplain||570-271-1714|
|Misericordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center||Reverend Charles Ocul, AJ, Chaplain||717-845-7629|
|Misericordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center||Sister Claudia Mauri, DM||717-755-1964|
|Pinnacle Health System Harrisburg and Community Campuses||Reverend Javed Kashif, OFM Cap, Chaplain||717-232-1003|
|Pinnacle Health West Shore Hospital||Reverend Kenneth G. Smith, Chaplain||717-791-2600|
|Pinnacle Health West Shore Hospital||Reverend Richard J. Mowery, Chaplain||717-791-2600|
|Saint Anne’s Retirement Community||Ken Giovanelli||717-285-6121|
|Saint Anne’s Retirement Community||Reverend Norman C. Hohenwarter, Jr., Chaplain||717-285-5443|
|Selinsgrove Center||Reverend Tukura Pius Michael, OP, Chaplain||570-372-5760|
|South Mountain Restoration Center||Reverend Joseph Carolin, Chaplain||717-749-3121|
|Veterans Administration Hospital||Reverend Joseph M. Olikkara, MST, Chaplain||800-409-8771 x4578|
|Wellspan York Hospital||Reverend Charles Ocul, AJ, Chaplain||717-845-7629|
Danneker, PhD. VG
|Consultant||Reverend Paul C.B. Schenck, Ed.D.||717-657-4804 x293|
The Diocesan Helping Ministries Advisory Committee exists in the Diocese of Harrisburg to act as a forum for all the parishes in their efforts to advance Christ’s healing and caring for members of their community and the community at large.
In response to the challenges of an ever changing world, we are striving to support the parishes in their role as a caring apostolate as they reach out to those who are in need.
|Caring Ministries||Parish Nursing|
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Office: 717-657-4804 x313