Welcome to Chaplaincy Services For every feared thing there is an opposing hope that encourages us. ~Umberto Eco When you or a loved one is ill or undergoing a medical procedure, you may find strength in sharing your concerns with a chaplain. We provide compassionate spiritual and emotional support to people of all faiths. Whether you are a patient, family member, friend, staff member, or student we are ready to assist in your time of need. Our staff of multifaith chaplains provides coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, whenever the need arises. Our Mission Our mission is to offer spiritual care, consultation, and education to patients, families, staff, students, and the community with compassion and respect for many paths of healing, faith, and growth. Patient Privacy Our services are provided in accordance with the University of Rochester Privacy Practices policy statement.