Chaplaincy Department
Chaplaincy Department
Temple Street Children’s University Hospital
Temple Street
Dublin 1
Tel.: Julie Buckley (01) 878 4433
Tel.: Carmel Battigan (01) 878 4302
Tel.: Margaret Ledwith (01) 878 4302
The chaplaincy department aims to help children, families and staff to experience the compassion, love and healing presence of God. We believe that each human being is created in the image and likeness of God, is loved unconditionally, and has the basic right to respect and dignity, while in our care.

Chaplains are professionals who work as part of the hospital interdisciplinary team, offering pastoral, emotional and spiritual support. We offer support to families of all faiths and of no particular faith background. We respect the dignity of all people, irrespective of race, creed, ethnicity, or belief system.

Chaplains offer a twenty-four / seven service. There is a chaplain on duty 365 days of the year. The hospital chapel is open from 7.00 am to 8.00 pm daily and all are most welcome.

Mass is celebrated each Sunday at 9.30 am

Regular Services are available according to the liturgical calendar Specific requests / needs/ rituals are offered tailored to individual needs Interfaith facility – chaplains offer to connect families with a minister/pastor of their faith, as desired.

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