Clement Manor is a Life Enriched Community that prides itself on campus-wide person-centered care of the whole person – mind, body and spirit. Sponsored by the School Sisters of St. Francis, Spiritual Care is essential to our mission. More than a program, Spiritual Care occurs in a compassionate relationship that is shared and responds to a person’s search for deeper meaning, self-worth and purpose. It helps individuals integrate their present reality of life whatever joy, pain, grief, challenge or laughter it might hold.
Spirituality is the aspect of humanity that refers to the way individuals seek and express meaning and purpose and the way they experience their connectedness to the moment, to self, to others, to nature, and to the significant or sacred. (1)
Spiritual care is an umbrella term of which religious care is a part. Our rich Catholic foundation helps us warmly welcome people of all faith traditions and no faith tradition.
Since 1982, we have provided our residents, their families, our staff and members of the larger community with quality spiritual care. Our beautiful, newly updated Chapel is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to our residents and staff. Services are provided in Chapel and televised throughout our campus every day.
Our Pastoral Care Team:
Tom Brefka, Pastoral Care Manager, 414-546-7980
Fr. Robert Fictum, Priest Chaplain
Sharon Hanson, Chaplain
Karyl Daluga, Pastoral Musician and Chaplain
Sr. Nancy Sell, OSF, Chaplain
Jesus’ healing mission went further than caring only for physical affliction. He touched people at the deepest level of their existence; he sought their physical, mental, and spiritual healing (Jn 6:35, 11:25-27). Jesus came so that they might have life and have it more abundantly. (Jn 10:10).(1) Puchalski, C., Vitillo, R., Hull, S., & Reller, R. (2014). Improving the Spiritual Dimension of Whole Person Care: Reaching National and International Consensus. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 17(6), 642-656.