February 28, 2022

Ash Wednesday services information for VUH and Children’s Hospital

In lieu of a formal service this year, the Spiritual Care Department at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will observe Ash Wednesday through the imposition of ashes, keeping in mind the practice of social distancing. Chaplains will be available in the chapel on the second floor, from 6:15 -7:45 a.m., noon- 2 p.m., and 6:15 – 7:45 p.m.

If a staff member, pediatric patient, or caregiver in Children’s Hospital is unable to come to the chapel, please page the chaplain on-call at 835-1012 to have ashes brought to the floor or bedside.

For VUH patients and staff, please call the Spiritual Care Department and leave a message at (615) 343-3535 to schedule a time for a chaplain to come to your unit/department for imposition of ashes for staff and patients.