The difference between empathy and sympathy

If you know the difference between empathy and sympathy, you are the one who will make the difference in someone’s life.

Watch this fun 150-second video by Brene Brown to learn how.

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Ashes to Go – Wednesday, March 5, 2014

UAB Pastoral Care is sponsoring “Ashes to Go” in the North Pavilion from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

“Ashes to Go” is about bringing spirit, belief, and belonging out from behind church doors, and into the places where we go every day. It’s a simple event with deep meaning, drawing on centuries of […]

Carol Sing & Open House

Tuesday, December 17th

Annual Christmas Carol Sing & Pastoral Care Department Open House

Christmas Carol Sing

12:00-12:30 p.m. Interfaith Chapel, First Floor, West Pavilion, UAB Hospital

Come and sing your favorite Christmas Carols with us

 

Pastoral Care Department Open House

12:30-2:00 p.m. First Floor, West Pavilion, UAB Hospital

Enjoy hot […]

CBS 42 Covers “Ashes to Go” at UAB

See CBS 42 coverage last night of our #AshestoGo at UAB Hospital. Our Chaplains partnered with St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Birmingham to make this happen. Over 200 persons asked for ashes on their foreheads as preparation begins for Easter in 40 days.

 

Ashes to Go – Wednesday, February 13, 2013

UAB Pastoral Care is sponsoring “Ashes to Go” in the North Pavilion from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2013.

“Ashes to Go” is about bringing spirit, belief, and belonging out from behind church doors, and into the places where we go every day. It’s a simple event with deep meaning, drawing […]

In Times Like This

As a Chaplain in a Level One Trauma Center with approximately 1,140 beds, and an outpatient clinic that sees 1,500 persons daily, we see a lot of miracles every day.

People have surgeries of every kind here, others participate in specialized treatments, and still others receive life-giving medicine. Hopefully all receive care and compassion from […]

A Chaplain Intern’s Prayer

Jonathan Chesney

Tomorrow, June 2, 2012 from 8am-8pm, I head to my first solo OnCall as a chaplain intern at UAB Hospital. 1,100ish beds, 1.4 million square feet, 60-some units, and Alabama’s only level-1 Trauma unit.

I’ll be there to provide pastoral care, as needed and as the Spirit moves, for all of it, […]

January 23-27, 2012

Coming Events The Professional Advisory Group for the Department of Pastoral Care will meet Monday, January 23rd at 11:30 a.m. in the West Pavilion Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Conference Room G. A Pastoral Care webinar is open to the public on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 2:00-3:30 p.m., With no Agenda, Who am I? How Chaplaincy […]

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