For the past 12 months, Paul Goodenough has been serving as Bishop Anderson House’s full-time chaplain fellow at Stroger Hospital. Paul’s passion and compassion have earned him the respect of his colleagues in the Trauma unit and throughout the hospital.

After months of patiently working to become fully “badged” in the Cook County Health System, Paul now proudly wears the Stroger badge and will be able to provide an even higher level of care to patients. We share in his delight at being fully incorporated into the Hospital system.

Paul recently completed his 2000th hour of supervised professional chaplaincy, and is almost to the finish line in becoming a Board Certified Chaplain.

Co-leader of the Stroger Trauma Bereavement Group, he uses his chaplaincy skills to help families cope and heal with their losses from gun violence. The group gathers on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at Bishop Anderson House offices, 6:30 p.m.