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Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

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Pastoral Care
Services Provided

Pastoral Care Services are provided for all patients, their family, friends, and staff at the hospital

The Spirit . . . is the passion, the yearning inside every person that motivates one’s life.
Spirituality . . . is whoever or whatever gives ultimate meaning in one’s life.
Spiritual Care . . . is to discover, reverence and tend to the spirit of another person.

Buffalo General Hospital

Director: Rev. Richard H. Augustyn
Phone: (716) 859-2864, Fax: (716) 859-1625
On-Call Chaplain: (716) 629-6368

Semi-annual Memorial Service: Conducted for all patients and employees
who have died during the year

Catholic Mass:
Monday – Friday: 12:00 Noon – Chapel - B-Building 1st Floor
Saturday: 3:30 PM – Chapel - B-Building 1st floor

Muslim Prayer: Monday – Friday at 1 PM chapel

Jewish Rabbi: On call as well as other faith representatives

Bedside Visits: Made on an inter-faith basis to all patients

Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

Director: Christine F. Stry
Phone: (716) 568-3777
On-Call: Please call Switchboard

Memorial Services: Conducted for families and staff upon request.

Chapel: An interdenominational space for : quiet, prayer, reflection.Inspirational materials, booklets, prayer leaflets are available in the Chapel.

Bedside Visits: Available on an inter-faith basis to all patients.If you would like a visit from a member of the Pastoral Care staff, please call thePastoral Care office or ask your nurse to contact a chaplain for you.

Support Services: Available for patients’ families, friends, visitors, and staff.Please call or visit the Pastoral Care office. For specific religious, denominational,or spiritual needs, a chaplain or member of the Pastoral Care department is ableto help you with contacting your place of worship. To see a rabbi, or other denominational representative, please make your request to a chaplain.

Oishei Children's Hospital

Supervisor: Rev. Thomas Baldwin
Phone: (716) 323-1542
On Call Chaplain Number: from outside the hospital: dial (716) 878-1789 and ask the operator to page the Chaplain on call. If you are in the hospital, you may either ask your nurse to page an on call chaplain, or you may use a hospital phone and dial 0 asking the operator to please page the on call chaplain.

Hours: There is a chaplain on call 24hrs. a day, seven days a week.

Services Provided:
Annual Memorial Service
Emergency Baptism
Roman Catholic and Protestant Communion
Prayers and Blessing
Relaxation and Massage Therapy
Counseling for Bereavement and Healing
Contact with local religious resources

Chapel: Interdenominational, open 24hrs, located on 5th floor.