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“Advancing the well-being of individuals and

communities where healthcare meets the human spirit.”


Our chaplains provide spiritual care to the patients, families and staff of John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, with costs borne by Bishop Anderson House.


Our flagship Spiritual Care Visitor Training is offered online, and complemented with continuing education workshops for graduates. As adjunct CPE faculty, The Rev. Tommy Rogers supervises chaplaincy training at Rush University Medical Center.

Social Responsibility & Racial Justice

As healers and caregivers we are committed to continue our work dismantling racism and discrimination wherever we find it and to foster and protect the dignity and worth of every human being.

Spirituality & Wellness

Bishop Anderson House provides self-care and stress relieving events for medical personnel to combat burn-out and alleviate compassion fatigue.

Latest Updates

  • Ann Ryba’s Retirement Party!

    After 30 years of service with Bishop Anderson House, Ann Ryba will be retiring on 12/22/21. Ann was introduced to Bishop Anderson House through the Teddy Bear Ministry at Cook County Hospital in the 1980’s. She later served on the Board of Trustees including two terms as the Board President. Ann continued as a staff member when she was hired …Read More »
  • “Massage therapists listen with their hands and their hearts”

    During the month of September wellness events featuring massage therapy were offered to the Burn, Trauma ICU, Pediatric ICU and Labor and Delivery units of Stroger Hospital of Cook County. More than 75 medical personnel (nurses, doctors, social workers and unit administrators) participated across the two-week wellness event. Each recipient of a massage also received a small thank note stating …Read More »
  • Latinx Spiritual Care Visitor Training Program Underway . . . . .

    On Saturday, September 11, Bishop Anderson House hosted the first session of the Latinx Spiritual Care Visitor Training Program. All eight sessions are being videoed and will be incorporated into our online learning management system. Thanks to the United Thank Offering grant which is underwriting a major portion of this initiative. We are grateful to have professional chaplains and healthcare …Read More »