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Pastoral Care

Baton Rouge General is home to many full-time chaplains who represent a variety of religious denominations and have specialized training in pastoral care. Our chaplains are here to help counsel patients and visitors during their stay.

Chaplains are available for:

  • Spiritual guidance and direction 
  • Communion, baptism, anointing of the sick
  • Support during medical or surgical treatment
  • Information about religious congregations in the community
  • Grief counseling

Claude Kirkpatrick Memorial Chapel Service Schedule

Mid City (located on the first floor near Main Entrance)

Catholic Mass
Sundays, 11:00 a.m.
Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m.

Protestant Service
Sundays, 9:45 a.m.

Bluebonnet (located on the first floor near Gift Shop)

Catholic Mass
Sundays, 9:00 a.m.
Thursdays, 12:00 p.m. 

For more information, or to contact a chaplain, please call (225) 387-7742 or call the hospital operator and ask for the chaplain on-call. You may also email us at