Feature story: The spirit of compassion Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Dec 10, 2012 at 7:44 am
Each day chaplains and volunteers from Spiritual Care Services at Stanford Hospital and Clinics visit hundreds of patients to deliver a kind of healing that medical interventions, surgeries and treatments cannot make whole.
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Posted by Mary , a resident of the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood, on Dec 10, 2012 at 1:04 pm
Fr. Hester, a true saint, wore a pedometer for a period of time to gauge how much he walks the halls of the hospital. Now in his 80's, Fr. Hester is known to walk the hospital corridors seven miles a day! He's there early in the a.m. for the first surgeries and a fixture in the Emergency Room and it would seem ever place else simultaneously. He and his colleagues in the Ministry service are truly heaven set.