Pastoral Care

During times of stress or uncertainty, many people find talking things over with a chaplain helpful. Pastoral Care Services at the University of Maryland Medical Center are available 24 hours a day for you and your family.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you think you'd like some support. That's what we're here for.

  • About Us

    The role of Pastoral Care Services at the University of Maryland Medical Center extends far beyond administering holy sacraments at the end of life. We can help you adjust to new medical conditions, cope with traumatic events and explore your spirituality.
  • Frequently Asked Questions About Pastoral Care

    Frequently asked questions about the Pastoral Care Program at University of Maryland Medical Center. 

  • What Is Spiritual Care?

    An Explanation of Spiritual Care and its Importance in a Hospital Environment
  • Service Schedule

    Unless otherwise noted, all services will be offered in the Chapel of Comfort, 1st floor Weinberg, across from the fountain and pharmacy. Services are televised on the medical center's closed circuit television for patients who may not be able to visit the chapel.

  • Resources for Jewish Patients

    The University of Maryland Medical Center offers a variety of resources to meet the religious needs of Jewish patients.
  • Resources for Muslim Patients

    The University of Maryland Medical Center is committed to serving the religious needs of its Muslim patients.
  • Personal Pet Visitation

    The Patient's Personal/Family Pet Visitation Policy allows you to visit with your pet, under certain circumstances, during your hospitalization.
  • Thoughts and Reflections

    An Enlightening and Informative Article by the Pastoral Care Department
  • Meet the Chaplains

    Meet the Chaplains of the UMMC Department of Pastoral Care
  • Contact Us

    Chaplains can be reached Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (410) 328-6014. After hours, you can have your nurse page us.