Grand New SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital Chapel Blessed by Archdiocese of St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — On Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, the Grand New SSM Health Saint Louis University (SLU) Hospital hosted a small gathering to bless and dedicate the chapel in the new facility, which is set to open Sept. 1, 2020. Auxiliary Bishop Mark Rivituso, Archdiocese of St. Louis, and Concelebrant Father Suwalsky, SJ, VP of Mission and Identity at Saint Louis University, conducted Mass in the new chapel and continued to bless the rest of the new hospital after the service. 

“It’s a wonderful occasion that we gather for, asking God to bless all of our labors of love, our labors of caring and healing,” said Bishop Mark Rivituso during the service. “And as we gather together, we remember all the blessings that we have received and all those who are so supportive of this Mission. We remember them at

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Mark J. Chastang is a veteran hospital administrator with extensive executive leadership experience in complex urban hospitals, academic medical centers and teaching hospitals. He was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office of the Grady Health System in Atlanta; Vice President of Operations and Transplant Services at the University of Chicago Medical Center, and the Executive Director of the University of Toledo Medical Center in Ohio. He previously served as Executive Director of the former DC General Hospital which provided medical care for Saint Elizabeths patients.

A Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), Mr. Chastang holds a Master of Public Administration in Health Care Administration from the University of Kansas and a Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Fisk University.

He is married to Linda Chastang and they have two adult children.


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I am honored to serve as President of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an institution that not only cares for people but cares about them as well. We are committed to exceeding the expectations of our patients and families by providing world-class service in a progressive, people-centered, compassionate health care environment.

This website is an extension of our mission to meet your health care needs. My hope is that it becomes a valuable resource to you and your loved ones.

The information you will find here is frequently updated to keep pace with new treatments and technologies. While the information may change, several features of the site are permanent, and I encourage you to explore them.

  • MyCare, a service providing free, secure online access to portions of patient medical records, allowing you to safely receive and manage information about your health.
  • The Physician Directory, an invaluable tool that
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