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Hospital Chaplaincy

“When we come together, with tenderness, with those who have need of care,
we carry the hope and the smile of God." - Pope Francis

The Office of Institutional Chaplains directs the chaplains who serve in all the hospitals and correctional institutions operating in the State of Maine. If you have a question for the office, please contact the Diocese of Portland at 207-773-6471. Please visit the Office of Health Care Ministry, Archdiocese of Boston for several publications with concern to chaplaincy (

Directory of Chaplaincy Services


MaineGeneral Medical Center, Alfond Center for Health:
Catholic Chaplain: Rev. Arokiasamy Santhiyagu, HGN, Tel 207-626-1269
Interfaith Services: Rev. Pam Gross, Tel. 207-626-1227

Riverview Psychiatric Center:
207-624-3900 or 1-888-261-6684


Acadia Hospital:
Rev. Apolinary Kavishe, AJ, Tel. 207-973-7000

Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center:
Tel. 207-262-1000

Eastern Maine Medical Center:
Rev. Apolinary Kavishe, AJ, Tel. 207-973-7000

St. Joseph Hospital:
Rev. Robert Tumwekwase, AJ
Sr. Mary Edmund, CSSF, Tel. 207-262-1000


St. Andre Health-Care Facility:
Sr. Patricia Sullivan, RSM, Tel. 207-282-5171

Southern Maine Medical Center:
Janice Biasin-Hanson, Pastoral Care Office, 207-294-5300


Central Maine Medical Center
Pastoral Care Department
Fr. Dominic Savio, HGN, Tel. 207-795-2291

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, St. Mary's d'Youville Pavilion & St. Mary's Residences
Lead Priest-Chaplain: Fr. Dominic Savio, HGN
Director of Spiritual Care & Chaplaincy Service: Mr. Charles Demm, Ph.D.

Sr. Anne-Marie Bourque, RSM
Mr. David DeLuca
Mr. Daniel Doyon
Mr. John Baker-Streevy

Tel. 207-777-8520 (Medical Center Pastoral Care Office)
Tel. 207-777-4260 (St. Mary's d'Youville Pavilion Pastoral Care Office)


Maine Medical Center:
Tel. 207-662-2951

Father Robert V. Paskey, SJ
Father Amandus Sway, AJ
Father Anthanasius Sangnyuy Wirsiy
Mr. Michael Vaughn

Maine Rehabilitation Hospital (Brighton Unit):
Father Robert V. Paskey, SJ

Mercy Hospital:
Tel. 207-879-3358 or 207-879-3744

Father Paul R. Marquis
Sr. Patricia Mooney, RSM
Father Robert V. Paskey, SJ
Father Amandus Sway, AJ
Father Anthanasius Sangnyuy Wirsiy


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