Spiritual Care


Spiritual care is available to people of all spiritual and faith backgrounds.  Spiritual support is offered through the Chaplain in cooperation with community-based faith groups.

The Sacred Space at Joseph Brant Hospital is a multi-faith retreat available for quiet prayer and reflection.


The Sacred Space is located on Level 1 of the South tower.

Hours of Operation

The Sacred Space

The Sacred Space is open 24 hours day. 

Spiritual Support

Spiritual support is offered 24 hours a day in cooperation with community-based faith groups.

Daytime hours

Daytime spiritual support is provided by the Chaplain. 

  • Monday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Off-day and after hours

On off-days and after hours, spiritual support is provided on an on-call basis by community-based faith leaders.


To access spiritual care, speak with a member of your health care team or contact the Chaplain. For urgent access to spiritual care, call switchboard at 905-632-3737 ext. 0 and note the reason for your call. 

Sacred Space

The Sacred Space is a non-denominational retreat for quiet prayer and reflection. It is open 24 hours a day.  It is equipped with:

  • a hand-wash station,
  • foot-wash station,
  • prayer mats,
  • rosaries; and,
  • spiritual literature and sacred writings.


The Sacred Space can safely accommodate smudging. Smudging involves the burning of sacred herbs, for spiritual cleansing or blessing. 


905-632-3737 ext.5725

Contact Us:

Joseph Brant Hospital
1230 North Shore Blvd.
Burlington, ON L7S 1W7


P: 905-632-3737