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Pastoral Care and Education

The Department of Pastoral Care and Education attends to the spiritual, emotional, and psychological well-being of all patients, their families, staff, and employees of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center utilizing the best professional knowledge and skills available in the areas of pastoral care and counseling. As a leader in the field of Pastoral Care, the Department provides ongoing educational and training programs including Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) that support its position as a fully integrated clinical service within the Medical Center as well as its responsibility to generate future generations of pastoral care professionals.

If you need to contact a chaplain or have a request for communion, please call 617-632-8103.

Urgent requests can be directed to the page operator (617-667-4700) who will contact the chaplain on call (pager number: 31069). There is a chaplain on call at all times.

Chapel West FarrChapels and Services

Our two multi-faith chapels (one on each campus) are always open and available for patients and families. Religious services are held on Sundays and many holidays. Learn more »

West Campus: Dooley Chapel, Farr building, 1st floor

East Campus: Wolfson Chapel, Feldberg building, 1st floor

Pastoral Care Office Hours

East Campus

Feldberg,1st floor
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215-5400
Mail Stop: FD-110
Phone: 617-667-3030
Fax: 617-975-5102
Hours : Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

West Campus

Farr, 1st floor 1 Deaconess Road
Boston, MA 02215-5400
Mail Stop: FA-122
Phone: 617-632-8103
Fax: 617-632-8120
Hours: Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Contact Information

Pastoral Care and Education
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Feldberg, 1st Floor
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215