736 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA 02135 617-789-3000
Sacraments are made available to Roman Catholics and other Christian patients, in order to provide for their spiritual needs.
Mass is celebrated in the hospital every day for the benefit of patients, staff and visitors in so far as is possible.
Baptism is available to patients in critical condition who request it.
The Sacrament of Confirmation, after the emergency Baptism, may be administered to any patient who is critically ill, particularly if the chance of survival is minimal. The Priest Chaplain will be called to administer this Sacrament.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available through Spiritual Care Department at the request of patients, their loved ones, or any member of the healthcare team. The Priest Chaplain will be notified of the request.
The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be offered when:
(If possible, the Sacrament will be administered while the patient is in full consciousness.)
For this Sacrament, the Chaplain gives particular attention to those patients who show signs of approaching death.