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Location:Mercy Medical Center701 10th StreetCedar Rapids, IA 52403
Located on the first floor behind the information desk.
Phone Number:(319) 398-6106 or ask a nurse to contact a chaplain
Hours:7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.Monday through Friday
7:30 to 11:30 a.m.Saturday and Sunday
On call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
As an integral part of the healing mission of Mercy Medical Center, the Pastoral Care staff at Mercy are a caring group of professionally trained chaplains ministering to individuals, their families and staff.
Care is provided to a variety of individuals in various settings with priority given to the spiritual needs of the critically ill, the terminally ill, and the chronically ill. Emotional and spiritual support are available to you when you are:
Being in the hospital is a stressful situation for patients and their loved ones. As a hospital rooted in the healing mission of Jesus Christ, Mercy Medical Center also understands the important role faith and spirituality can play in alleviating that stress and promoting health and healing. The Pastoral Care Staff ministers to individuals on an ecumenical and non-denominational basis, respecting and affirming all beliefs.
Our Lady of Mercy Chapel is conveniently located on the first floor of Mercy Medical Center just off the main hospital lobby, near the 10th street entrance. The chapel is open to people of all faiths for prayer or reflection.
Please use the book located outside the Chapel to record special prayer requests or thanksgivings.
Mass is celebrated Monday through Thursday at 11:15 a.m. It can be viewed on channel 5 in patient rooms.
Holy Communion is distributed daily to the patient’s room.
The Anointing of the Sick and the Sacrament of Reconciliation are provided and can be requested.