St. Paul Hospital of Tuguegarao Inc. provides highly personalized Pastoral Care, spiritual support and religious services through the hospital Chaplain Father Ferdinand Baculi, our Pastoral Care Department Head as well as Pastoral Caregiver Volunteers. The department visits in patients. These visits include depending on the needs of the patient and his or her family and friends, the laying on of hands, prayer the sacraments, attentive listening pastoral counselling.
Our Pastoral Care Services desire is to meet the spiritual needs of our patients, their families, doctors, staff and personnel. These caring and compassionate individuals also to support as our patients face their emotional and spiritual impact of illness and crisis.
The Pastoral Care Giver does pastoral visits regularly. Request for counselling and pray over is by appointment. The nurse on duty channels this through the Pastoral Care Office.
The Rite of Newborn blessing is administered by our Pastoral Care group, as a gift to our newborn babies and also to the mother delivered and admitted here at St. Paul Hospital. This service would be a great avenue in reaching out to our patients and as a way of showing God’s Love to them through blessing.
SPHT-I family surprise and celebrate our patient’s birthday during their admission in the hospital. The nurse on duty coordinate with the Pastoral Care Office.
This is administered by a Priest to the patients who are in a serious condition, for major operations and for those who request for it.
The Emergency Baptism may also be given by the nurse on duty or pastoral care team upon the request of significant others or depending on the condition of the patient.
Confession can also request for a special schedule if they desire to do so subject to the availability of our priest.
Holy Communion for the sick is given at 6:00 am in the morning. Our Nursing Auxiliary assists and collects the communicants.
This sacrament is an offer to our staff who is not yet married in church. This is coordinated between our Human Resource Development to the Pastoral Care Service Department.