Going To Hospital

main entrance


The Royal Berks phone number is:   0118 322 7105 

When you, or a member of your family, goes into hospital, please remember to inform the hospital staff that you/they are a Roman Catholic

  • The Roman Catholic Chaplain is Fr JP Lyttle who can be reached on 07391 896 559. The Chaplaincy team has representatives from other major faiths.
  • There is a group of Eucharistic Ministers who distribute Holy Communion on Wednesdays and Sundays.
  • Mass is celebrated at 4pm on a Sunday afternoon.Hospital Visitor

A further group, The Chaplaincy Volunteer Visitors, go to a designated ward in the Royal Berks each week on a strictly non-denominational basis, with a view to seeing patients of all faiths and none, making them aware of the willingness of any Chaplain to visit them. This group consists of fourteen volunteers, three of whom are Catholic.