Support Our Ministry

Welcome from the Catholic Chaplain at Inova Fairfax Hospital 

If you want to make a tax-deductible donation to help our ministry, you can

or mail a check for Hospital Ministry to:
7401 St. Michael’s Lane, Annandale, VA 22003

New Norms for Catholics in Hospitals

Since March 2020, most hospitals now insist that a patient or family member (NOT a friend, neighbor, or other non-related person) must personally request a priest before he is allowed to enter. 
To read more about what you should do now to receive any of the sacraments at a health-care facility, click the button below.

Health Care Facilities in Arlington Diocese

Do you or a loved one need to receive the sacraments before or during a visit to a hospital or health facility?  We have compiled a sortable list of all the parishes in the Diocese of Arlington assigned to specific health facilities.  Click the button to find the contact information for the parish that is closest to you or the health facility.

CDA Palliative Care Initiative

The Arlington Diocesan Palliative Care Initiative seeks to support our parishes in their outreach to the sick and suffering of our communities. In developing this initiative, we need your help in learning what support systems are already in place and what additional support may be required.

Prayers & Information from Prayer Folders

Includes many prayers (rosaries, chaplets, novenas and other prayers) in written form.  Some of the rosaries and chaplets also have a video and audio version.

Also includes helpful information, such as how to receive the sacraments while in the hospital, Advance Medical Directives, and how to go to confession.

In the News

Includes hospital-related TV and radio interviews, as well as printed articles in magazines, newspapers and online.

Also includes inspirational videos from various speakers, including the Catholic Chaplain at Inova Fairfax Hospital (VA).

List of Parishes & Health Facilities in Arlington Diocese

If you know in advance that you or a loved one would be entering a hospital, hospice, nursing home, or other health facility, it would be better if you are able to receive the sacraments BEFORE going into the facility.  CLICK HERE to find the parish that serves that facility, or for homebound patients, find the parish that is closest to your home.

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