Don’t Overlook the Chaplain

“Chaplains are the hospital’s best-kept secret.

Best-kept secret from patients, that is. Most of the hospital staff has figured out just how helpful chaplains can be, and will call the chaplain for everything that’s difficult, scary or just plain weird: an unruly patient, a patient who received terrible news, a nurse who believes a hospital room is haunted, a mistress who showed up while the patient’s wife is in the room.

As a chaplain, I’m used to . . .”