Hospital Chaplains



Hospital chaplains provide spiritual care for the hospital community.

We listen to patients and offer the Sacrament of the Sick where appropriate.

We support patients’ families and staff, especially the bereaved.

Hospital Chaplain Telephone

St. John’s - Pastoral Care Department:

Clergy of St. John’s Parish                        061-414624


University Hospital, Dooradoyle - Pastoral Care Department: Tel. 061-301111


Rev Eamonn Purcell,  Tel. 061- 301111 /482437/087-7635617


Rev Sean Harmon, Tel. 087- 9870284.


Ms Joyce O'Sullivan                         061-482380


Ms Christine Fitzimmons

St. Joseph’s:

Clergy of St. John’s Parish                                    061-414624

University Maternity Hospital:

Clergy of Our Lady of the Rosary Parish                              087-2997733

St. Camillus’:

Very Rev Donal McNamara & Rev Pat Seaver

St. Nessan’s, Croom:

Very Rev. Garrett Canon Bluett                                              061-397335


St. Ita’s, NewcastleWest:

Very Rev. Frank Canon Duhig                                                069-62141


Milford Care Centre:

Clergy of Our Lady Help of Christians 061-330268

Mr. Brian O’Halloran                                                                 061-331505

Ms. Helen Kennedy                                                                  061-485800

Dr. Frank Murphy                                                                      061-485836

Rev Michael Browne 061-485800


St. Paul’s Home:

Clergy of St Paul’s Parish                                          061-302729 / 304508