Chapel - VA Bedford Healthcare System
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VA Bedford Healthcare System



The ministry of Chaplain Service encompasses a full range of patient care activities. This includes a ministry of spiritual and religious support through pastoral care, counseling, ward visitation, sacramental rites and chapel services, as well as Hospice/Palliative Care and Homeless Veterans Services. Chaplain Service contributes in an active collaborative effort to the Medical Center's concept of clinical pastoral care and holistic health.

 Bedford VA Chapel


 9:00 a.m. Protestant Worship Service in the Chapel/Units

10:00 a.m. Catholic Mass in the Chapel

 *Both Services are telecast to all the wards on Channel 41



11:30 a.m. Catholic Mass (Monday-Thursday)

*Call for Holy Day Mass Times


Holy Hour

Wednesdays - 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Eucharistic Chapel



(Sacrament of Reconciliation)

Available before Mass or at any time upon request.


Chief Chaplain
Fr. Sebastian Ugochukwu
Pager: 781-983-2347
Office: 781-687-2385


Staff Chaplain
Fr. Isaac Mensah
Pager: 781-983-3530
Office: 781-687-2587


Staff Chaplain (Tuesday only)
Rabbi Richard Messing
Pager: 508-612-8790
Office: 781-687-2587


Staff Chaplain
Fr. Augustine Tufail
Pager: 781-983-2367
Office: 781-687-2391


Protestant Clergy
Rev. Ruben Ortiz
Pager: 781-983-3299


Office: 781-687-2581


Contact Info


  • Bedford VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 781-687-2384

Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm