Our chapel and meditation area is on the first floor of the medical center, just off the main lobby. It’s open 24 hours a day. Interfaith chaplains are also available 24 hours a day. Call 419-234-6249 from any hospital phone, or ask any staff member to call a chaplain for you.

Mass is offered five days a week:

Tuesday – Thursday, 7:15 a.m.

Friday, Noon

Sunday, 6:15 a.m.

EWTN (a Catholic television service) is on channel 84 in the medical center. Holy days and mass schedule changes are posted on this channel. 

Our team at St. Rita’s is committed to caring for your spiritual, emotional and physical health. This integrated approach to healthcare reflects the rich legacy of the Sisters of Mercy, who opened the hospital in 1918.

Our chaplains are trained spiritual care professionals and integral members of the healthcare team. They represent a variety of religious and cultural backgrounds, and seek to honor and support the unique faith experience of those they serve. They are avliable and ready to help you and your family 24 hours a day day, 7 days a week.

We offer the following services to patients, families and staff members;

Spiritual and emotional care

Reduction in anxiety and stress

Support in grief and loss

Discover hope, meaning, and purpose

Discuss your connection with the Divine

Assistance in making difficult healthcare decisions

Adjustment to chronic illness.

Short-term pastoral counseling and referrals.

To talk with a chaplain, just ask your nurse or call 419-234-6249 or email LimaSpiritualCare@mercy.com