Ash Wednesday imposition of ashes times and places announcedFeb. 15, 2023, 1:53 PM
Ash Wednesday imposition of ashes information for VUMC main campus:
Monroe Carell, Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
In place of a formal service this year, the Spiritual Care Department at the Monroe Carell, Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will observe Ash Wednesday through the imposition of ashes.
A chaplain will be available in the hospital’s Chapel on the second floor at three different times, from 6:15 to 7:45 a.m., noon to 2 p.m., and 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. for those wishing to receive them.
If a staff member, pediatric patient, or caregiver is unable to come to the chapel, please page the pediatric chaplain on-call at 835-1012 to have ashes brought to the floor or bedside.
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Imposition of ashes will be available in the VUH Chapel (rear entrance in hallway by the ED side entrance, due to lobby renovation) during the following times: 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.; noon to 1 p.m., and 5 to 6:30 p.m. There will be a brief 20-minute service at noon in the chapel. If staff, patients, or family members are unable to come to the chapel, please call the VUH Spiritual Care office to schedule a time for a chaplain to come to your unit with ashes, at (615) 343-3535.