“Advancing the well-being of individuals and

communities where healthcare meets the human spirit.”

Chaplaincy

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.

Education

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

  • I Have a Right to Healthcare

    By Rev. Dr. Ebony D. Only On June 24, 2022, I lost a fundamental right to make my own healthcare decisions.  On that day, America reminded me once again, that my body is not my own.  The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade reversed more than 50 years of progress in women’s healthcare.  This decision essentially made our …Read More »
  • Save the Date!

    Our next session of the Spiritual Care Visitor Training program is scheduled to start on Saturday, September 24th.  The retreat will be held virtually on the Zoom platform across three mandatory sessions (Saturday, 9/24 AM & PM and Saturday, 10/1 AM).  For more information, please contact Kim Lessner, Registrar, at 312-563-4825.  Or you may complete the application which can be …Read More »
  • World AIDS Day

    Parallels between World AIDS Day and COVID-19 By The Rev. Dr. Ebony D. Only Today is World AIDS Day, the first ever global health day!  Annually December 1 is an opportunity for humanity worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate those who have died from AIDS-related illness. For …Read More »