Spiritual Care Staff

Spiritual Care Staff 2021

Colleen Mulkerin, MSW, LCSW

Spiritual Care
Social Work Services
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Lucy Nagel

Administrative Associate
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Tajloi CunninghamTajloi Cunningham, M.Div

Chaplain Tajloi (Taj) completed his Bachelor of Arts in Theology with a Minor in Biblical Languages from Walla Walla University in Washington State in 2013. He earned his Master of Divinity from Andrews Theological Seminary in 2018. Tajloi has had experience working on the Spiritual Care Teams at Yale New Haven, Bridgeport, and Bristol Hospitals. His theology of chaplaincy is centered on treating everyone with dignity and care as children of God. Outside of work, he enjoys going to the track, working out at the gym, and messing with technology. Taj is also a licensed private pilot and enjoys flying when possible.

Daniel FliegelDaniel Fliegel, MAHL

Rabbi Fliegel graduated from Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion with a Master of Arts in Hebrew Literature in 2014 and ordained as a rabbi in 2015. He completed his chaplaincy training at Westchester Medical Center in 2016 working with the Palliative Care service. Rabbi Daniel Fliegel has been working with the spiritual care team since 2016. He spent two years working in palliative care at Baystate Medical Center and completed a certificate course in Palliative Care chaplaincy. Daniel is passionate about board games

Stacy GadeliyaStacy Gadeliya, MA

Reverend Stacy (Stanislava) Gadeliya served as a hospice Chaplain for a number of years. Prior to Chaplaincy, Stacy worked in the field of Cardiac Ultrasound in the roles of Cardiovascular Sonographer, Clinical Supervisor and Educator. Outside of work Stacy loves to spend time with her 5 children and 7 grandchildren. She loves hiking, biking and reading. Stacy feels privileged to serve staff, patients and families of any religious affiliation and those who with no affiliation, who may benefit from her support. Stacy received her Master of Arts in Chaplaincy with an emphasis in Counseling from Denver Seminary in Denver, CO. She completed her chaplaincy training at The Medical Center of Aurora, CO and residency at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, CO.

Rolando Hernandez Lizcano, M.DivRolando Hernandez Lizcano, M.Div

Rolando earned his Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from San Jose in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. He earned his Master of Divinity from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL. Chaplain Rolando is both passionate and compassionate about walking with people on their spiritual journeys. One of Rolando’s best experiences was as a youth minister in Chicago, IL, which allowed him to see and to experience the young face of God in the enthusiasm and curiosity of youth. Rolando also loves exercising, biking and dancing- which helps him feel alive! As the youngest of 13, he is deeply impacted by his family, work, and friends. Chaplain Rolando is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Richard KayizziFr. Richard Kayizzi, M.Div.

Fr. Richard Kayizzi is an ordained priest incardinated in the Archdiocese of Kampala in Uganda. He completed his M.Div. studies at St. John’s Seminary, Camarillo and a Master’s in Theology and Ministry with emphasis in Pastoral Care at Boston College. He completed his residency at Yuma Regional Medical Centre in 2020. Fr. Richard loves to listen to people’s stories and what matters to them in the situation they may find themselves. He enjoys listening to music, running, watching movies, going to the gym, watching basketball and playing soccer. It is a blessing for him to be part of the interdisciplinary care team at Hartford Hospital to serve the spiritual and emotional needs of our community.

Jeanne Pedane, M.Div.Jeanne Pedane, M.Div.

Chaplain Eugenia (Jeanne) Pedane s the Interim Pastor at Morris Congregational Church. Prior to her seminary education, she was a Music & Special Needs Teacher in Northwestern CT. Jeanne spends her free time around her 3 children and 1 grandchild, and enjoys travel, hiking and building/refurbishing stone walls. Jeanne feels privileged to serve as the Cardio-Thoracic and Medicine Chaplain. Jeanne received her Masters of divinity in Biblical Studies and Multi-faith Chaplaincy at Hartford Seminary. She completed her chaplaincy residency at St. Francis Hospital in 2015.

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  • Special Services

    Multifaith Community Prayer Service
    Weekdays at Noon

    Roman Catholic Mass
    Sundays at 3:45 pm

    Muslim - Jumu’ah Prayer
    Fridays at 1:15 pm