About the Hospital Chaplains Ministry

The Hospital Chaplains Ministry coordinates the service of chaplains in hospitals and care facilities within the Diocese of Dallas. Chaplains ensure the availability of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and pastoral care for Catholic patients.

For more information about the Hospital Chaplains program, please contact:

Emily Duarte
Administrative Assistant to Director of Catholic Social Ministries
(214) 379-2883

Is God calling you to be a Catholic Chaplain? Learn more by visiting this site:
Consider Chaplaincy - National Association of Catholic Chaplains


Chaplains employed by the diocese

Chaplain for Collin county
Rev. Joel Bako
Phone:  214-862-4831

Parkland and Health System
Marilena Carrera
Pastoral Care Office:  214-590-8512

Baylor Scott & White Health Dallas
Deacon Hugo Salinas
Pastoral Care Office:  (214) 820-2558 (Catholic Chaplains Office)
Pager:  (972) 451-0358

Methodist Dallas Medical Center & Methodist Charlton Medical Center
Sr. Maria Gomez
Pastoral Care Office:  (214) 947-2470

Parkland Health & Hospital System
Fr. Alfred Asuncion
Pastoral Care Office:  (214) 590-8512

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
Deacon Hector Rodriguez
Phone:  (214) 345-4772


Chaplains employed by hospitals

Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Ryan Campbell
Phone:  (214) 456-2822

Children's Medical Center Legacy
Witek Nowosiad
Phone:  (469) 303-2822

UT Southwestern University Medical Center (William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital)
Phyllis Carr
Pastoral Care Office:  (214) 633-4080
Pager:  (214) 786-5597


Chaplains that visit patients in parish boundaries

Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center [Bonham]
TMC Bonham Hospital

Rev. Delfin Condori
Phone:  (469) 690-9931

Dallas VA Medical Center
Rev. Santhus Udoh
Phone:  (214) 857-1070