Royal Oak

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak's Spiritual Care Center is located on the third floor near the Central Tower elevators and provides regular weekend and occasional weekday services of worship and meditation. Most worship services are broadcast to patient rooms on channel 44. Also, spiritual, meditative, and relaxation programming is broadcast on channel 45.

Noon Finding Peace guided imagery

1:30 p.m. Muslim prayer service
4:30 p.m. Jewish Sabbath service


4 p.m. Roman Catholic mass

9:30 a.m. Protestant worship service
4 p.m. Roman Catholic mass

Serving the unique needs of Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak's religious-observant patient populations:


Most services will be broadcast over channel 44.

  • Thursday, April 13 - Maundy (Holy) Thursday
    4 p.m. Roman Catholic Mass of the Lord’s Supper
    Fr. Christopher Welsh
  • Friday, April 14 -  Good Friday
    8:30 a.m. - God is Forgiving (Sunday, April 9 - Sunday, April 16)  Broadcast only
    Noon - Tenebrae (Service of the Shadowy Darkness)
    Ch. Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach
    12:30 p.m. - Were You There? (A Reading from Peter’s Perspective)
    Ch. Jacob Hudecz
    1 p.m. - Last Words of Christ on the Cross
    Rev. Charles Reeves
    1:30 p.m. - Companioning the Mother of Sorrows
    Rev. Renee Machiniak
    2 p.m. - Contemporary Way of the Cross
    Sr. Karen Wieleba
    2:30 p.m. - Roman Catholic Celebration of the Lord’s Passion (distribution of Communion)
    Fr. Christopher Welsh
    3:15 p.m. - Living Stations of the Cross (broadcast only)
    8 p.m. - Living Stations of the Cross (broadcast only)
  • Saturday, April 15 - No Services
  • Sunday, April 16 - Easter Sunday
    6:30 a.m. - Multi-denominational (Christian) Easter Morning Service
    Ch. Jacob Hudecz
    9:30 a.m. - Multi-denominational Easter Morning Service
    Fr. William Wanbach
    4 p.m. - Roman Catholic First Mass of Easter
    Fr. Christopher Welsh



A chapel is provided at all three Beaumont hospitals. All three are always open for those in need of meditation or prayer. Sabbath candles, Bibles, rosaries and communion are all available upon request.