Catholic Health

Catholic Health is an integrated health care delivery system with some of the region’s finest health and human services agencies. Catholic Health includes six hospitals, three skilled nursing facilities, a regional home nursing service, hospice and a multiservice, community-based agency for persons with special needs. Under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Catholic Health serves hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders each year, providing care that extends from the beginning of life to helping people live their final years in comfort, grace and dignity. Learn more about Catholic Heath’s commitment to quality and about the services offered. For more information, visit: www.chsli.org.

Name Position Phone
Patrick M. O’Shaughnessy, DO, MBA President & Chief Executive Officer 631-465-6000


Vice President Mission and Formation:
Fr. Kevin G. Creagh, CM

ACPE Certified Educator (new ACPE name for formerly Supervisor): Fr. John (Jack) T. Crabb, SJ Long Island Chaplaincy Forum The National Association of Catholic Chaplains

Contact Us: Office of Spiritual Care and Pastoral Education Catholic Health St. Joseph Villa 992 N. Village Avenue Rockville Centre, New York 11570

Manager Pastoral Care: Debra Ventura 631-465-6283


Catholic Health is a community of healing and compassion that joyfully embraces the healing ministry of Christ. In communion with the mission of mercy of the Catholic Church, it is the mission of Catholic Health Services to provide a robust pastoral care presence. Pastoral care completes the comprehensive care provided in our integrated health care system. The professional care of the human spirit ensures that God’s eternal love and boundless grace is always present to help bear the burdens of illness. Diocesan Healthcare Chaplain Listing

Catholic Health
Fr. Kevin G. Creagh , CM

Rabbi Lev Herrnson, BCCGood Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Deacon Richard Becker, BCC/Good Sam Nursing Home
Sr. Rosemary Jermusyk, OP, BCC
Fr. Louischard Lindor
Fr. Casmir Nwachukwu, CSSp
Sr. Moonkyung Park, SC, BCC
Francine Poppo,BCC
Kevin Stolz, BCC
Fr. James Vargheese

Mercy Medical Center Dr. Joseph Walters, D. Min., J.D., MAPC, BCC
Angela Cessa
Lucy Collett
Fr. Cornelius Dery, BCC
Fr. Norbert D’Souza, BCC
Matthew Garone
HaeKyung Jang,BCC
Rev.Verna Simpkins, BCC

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital Center and Nursing Home
Sr. Edith Menegus, OSU, ThM, BCC

Sr. Preenika D’Abrera, BCC
Fr. Augustine D’Souza, BCC
Fr. Francois Eale-Botamba
Fr. Duncan Okebe Onyango, FMH
Christine Torns, BCC

St. Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center
Sr. Edith Menegus, OSU, ThM
Rev. Mary Larson
Fr. Henry Vas
Fr. Joseph Francis

St. Francis Hospital – The Heart Center Sr. Pauline Gilmore FMM, BCC
Mary Ellen Bencivenga, BCC
Sr. Margaret Culloty, BCC
Larry Goller
Fr. Regimon Benedict Kaniyanttayyathu , OIC
Fr. Jerome Madumela
Sr. Monica Okon, HHCJ
Sr. Stella Slonski, CSJ, BCC
Mary Toole, BCC
Eileen McMahon, BCC
Rev. Immanuel Bae, BCC
Rev. Karel Boersma, BCC

St. Joseph Hospital Dr. Joseph Walters, DMin, JD, MAPC, BCC
Fr. Patrick Onuegbu
Gilda Philibert, BCC

Our Lady of Consolation
Rev. Martin Bancroft

Good Shepherd Hospice
Dawn Turpin, BCC
Rev. Samuel Blair
Rev. Alexander Daszewski
Rev. Bob Dawley
James Engelbert
Jonathan Langer, BCC
Justine Varghese
Stacie Weldon

Maryhaven Center of Hope
Sr. Cathy Smith, OP

Nassau University Medical Center
Sr. Maureen Chase, OP, BCC
Fr. Frank T. Addey
Fr. Innocent Duru
Rabbi Jill Kreitman

Long Island Community Hospital
Rev. Charles Okonkwo

Brookhaven Hospice
Deacon Bob Gronenthal
Glen Garrin Nursing
Fr. Celestine Udoka

Northwell Health – Glen Cove Hospital
Fr. Azubuike A.C. Igweqbe

Northwell Health – Huntington Hospital
Fr. Emmanuel Arthur

Northwell – Manhasset
Fr. Evan Barasa Fwamba, CP
Fr. Gilbert Omolo, CP

Northwell – LI Jewish Valley Stream Fr.
Eugene Umeyor

Northwell – Mather Hospital
Fr. Matthew Udobi

Northwell – Plainview Hospital
Fr. Benjamin Uzuegbunam

Northwell – Southside Hospital
Fr. Patrick Owusu Ansah

Northwell – Peconic Bay Medical Center
Dorothy Sexton Nagel, BBC
Robert Lopez, BCC

SUNY Stony Brook Hospital
Rev. Diane Gardner-Slater
Fr. Mike Ezeatu
Fr. Vitus Arinze Ezeiruaku
Fr. Eric Kasongo
Fr. Charles Okoye

Mount Sinai – South Nassau Hospital
Rev. James Steward II, BCC
Deborah Herd, BCC
Rabbi Levi Gurkov
Rabbi Jonathan Muskat
Uri Goren
Fr. Robert Lasrado
Fr. Emmanuel Mensah

Northwell Health/North Shore University Hospital
Fr. Evans Fwamba, CP
Fr. Gilbert Omolo, CP
Hillel Fox, BCC
Jongmi Bae, BCC

Pilgrim and Kings Park Psychiatric Centers
Fr. Franklin Ezeorah

Winthrop Hospital
Rev. Karen Jones
Fr. Daniel Owuor, FMH
Fr. Damian Umeokeke

A. Holly Patterson Extended Care
Fr. Matthew Abraham

Eastern Long Island Hospital – Greenport
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