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Pastoral Care Services provides around-the-clock pastoral care for patients, families and staff through counseling, prayer, sacrament and worship according to their specific needs, utilizing resources and clergy of their faith groups and affirming the value of each person.

We take pride in recruiting trained chaplains from all cultures and faiths to help meet the culture dynamics and needs of our patients and their families. Chaplains are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Faith Services

All Faith
8 a.m. Monday through Friday; noon on Sundays
JMH All Faith Chapel
(Service led by clinical pastoral education resident chaplains and interns.)

Catholic Holy Mass
11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday; 3:30 p.m. on Sundays
JMH All Faith Chapel


MASJID Prayer Room
Open for daily prayers
Institute Building, Room 223, UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center
Contact on call 24/7:
Mr. Shaffiat Karmally
Pager#: 305-486-3020

Fermin Pastrana
Phone: 305-975-6013
Mr. Ram Upadhaya
Cell: 954-559-8634
Jehovah’s Witness
Gersom Manresa
Phone: 305-389-4582

Mormon -- Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints
Bishop Corey Labarge
Phone: 305-757-1933 or 305-817-1012

Contacts for other faiths on call as needed    

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To contact a chaplain, call 305-585-2255 and enter the pager ID when prompted.

Rev. Dr. Jacqueline D. Kelley
United Methodist

Fr. Martin Adu
Catholic Priest
Pager ID: 2335

Fr. Fidelis Nwankwo
Catholic Priest
Pager ID: 2506
Chaplain Hector Figueroa
Assemblies of God/Protestant
English & Spanish
Pager ID: 2109


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Nat Galley & Gertrude Galley-Glucksman Chapel

The All Faith Chapel is located in the West Wing Lobby of Jackson Memorial Hospital.

The following services are held at the All Faith Chapel:

All Faith Service
8 a.m. Monday through Friday
(Service led by clinical pastoral education resident chaplains and interns.)
Noon on Sundays

Catholic Holy Mass
11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday
3:30 p.m. on Sundays

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Jewish Family Room

GESHER TZEDAKA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of Jewish family members while their loved ones are undergoing treatment at Jackson Memorial Hospital. The Family Room offers the following amenities:

  • A place to find solace, rest, relax, pray and read
  • Jewish books for all levels of observance
  • A well-stocked pantry with kosher provisions
  • Hebrew and Yiddish speaking volunteers, who also visit patients while they are in the hospital
  • Staff to guide families to available community resources
  • Rabbinical and Spiritual guidance upon request

GESHER TZEDAKA’s goal is to lend a helping hand in time of need.

Jackson Medical Towers-West, Room 105C
1500 NW 12th Ave
Miami, FL 33136

Contact Information:

24-Hour Hotline
1-866-9-GESHER (943-7437)

Direct Contact for a Rabbi
954-259-1000 (pager)



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