Hotel and Travel

Essentials for Leading Mission in Catholic Health Care

(Formerly titled Prophetic Voice)

Program/Site Accommodations

CHA's Essentials for Leading Mission in Catholic Health Care program will be held at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel, 212-232 North Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. A block of guest rooms have been reserved at the special rate of $174 for a one bedroom suite, which includes Wi-Fi. To reserve your room at the special group rate, please contact the hotel directly at (314) 633-3000 or (877) 587-2427. Please be sure to call to make your room reservation, and mention CHA's meeting ID: 0908CHAELM, in order to receive our discounted rate.

Your reservation must be received by Monday, Aug. 19, to receive the discounted rate. Reservations may be made Monday through Friday from 8 a.m to 8 p.m CT. Check-in time is after 4 p.m. and checkout time is before noon. Cancellation of individual room reservations must be made 72 hours (three business days) prior to your scheduled day of arrival to avoid being charged for the first night stay.

Room reservations need to be made separately though the Chase Park Plaza. Registering for the program does not guarantee room availability.

Airport Transportation

  • MetroLink light rail from the airport to the Central West End stop is $4 one way. Rates subject to change. The lengthy walk from the MetroLink to the hotel is approximately 20 minutes, and there is uneven pavement in some places.
  • Taxi fare from the Lambert — St. Louis International Airport is approximately $38 each way — please allow 30 to 35 minutes.

Special Needs

If you have special physical or dietary needs, call Adele Gianino at (314) 253-3443.

Air Travel

For travel arrangements, please call CHA's travel provider, American Express, at (314) 253-3442, or email your request and identify yourself as a CHA Essentials of Mission Leadership attendee. Attendees are responsible for airfare and penalties.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel your registration, contact the CHA Service Center at or (800) 230-7823. To receive a full refund, you must cancel your registration no later than one week prior to start of the program — Sept. 5. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than one week prior to the start of the program. There is no charge for sending a substitute.


During the meeting, you may be photographed, videotaped, and/or recorded by CHA staff or its designated contractor. By your attendance or participation at the meeting, you agree that CHA may photograph, copy, record, and/or distribute in any such form your participation and involvement in any meeting session, activity or event. No persons or organizations other than CHA may photograph, audiotape or videotape any portion of the meeting without prior written permission of CHA.

The right to change speakers or to modify program content is reserved by CHA.

CHA reserves the right to decline registrations and refund fees.

Additional Information

Contact the following individuals for additional information:

Program Information:
Danette Thompson, program administrator 
(314) 253-3408

Meeting Logistics:
Adele Gianino, meeting planner
(314) 253-3443

Program Registration Assistance:

Chase Park Plaza Hotel, St. Louis:
Phone: (314) 633-3000 or (877) 587-2427

The St. Louis-based Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), founded in 1915, supports the Catholic health ministry's pursuit of the strategic directions of mission, ethics, and advocacy. As the nation's largest group of not-for-profit sponsors, systems and facilities, the ministry is committed to improving the health status of communities and creating quality and compassionate health care that works for everyone.