Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Eric Sewell, MA


Midwestern Regional Medical Center

"My goal is to provide spiritual comfort for patients by helping them find comfort and understanding within their spiritual world."

- Eric Sewell, MA
Eric Sewell, MA


  • Master of Pastoral Arts - Catholic Theological Unions, Chicago, IL

Additional Degree(s)

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration - University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI

Practicing Since: 2011

Deacon Eric Sewell has served as Chaplain at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) near Chicago since February 2015. “I was drawn to the integration of spirituality in the care provided here,” he says.

Deacon Sewell attended Catholic Theological Unions in Chicago, where he completed a Master of Pastoral Arts. He was ordained as a Deacon in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in 2012. He served as Hospice Chaplain with hospice clinics in Wisconsin, providing spiritual care for clients and their families. As Bereavement Coordinator, he provided follow-up care for families who had lost a family member.

Prior to pursuing chaplaincy work, Deacon Sewell earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin in Kenosha. He worked in business for more than two decades, including as a manufacturing production control supervisor, a retail mall developer and operator of a trucking company.

At CTCA, Deacon Sewell works closely with patients and families to provide needed spiritual care and support.

When he is not at CTCA, Deacon Sewell enjoys spending time with Judy, his wife of 40 years, their two children and four grandchildren. He works with two parishes and also loves gardening. 

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