Spiritual Care

Paul Hoang M. Div


Paul is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and chaplain at PrairieCare and Paragon. Carrying a lifelong passion for working with children and youth, he has served this population in both the parish and hospital settings for 12 years, prior to coming to PrairieCare.  He graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and from Columbia Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree.  In addition, Paul completed his Clinical Pastoral Education residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, that offered him the opportunity to work with a wide population including, children and adolescents at the Children’s Hospital and adults in the mental health/behavioral units.  He started at PrairieCare in September of 2016 and currently provides spiritual support to patients and families at Brooklyn Park Hospital and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) as well as to residents and families at Paragon Residential Treatment Center in Maple Grove.

Paul enjoys sports, traveling and trying different kinds of food.  In addition, Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and children that are full of joy, energy and laughter!

Dana Caraway M. Div


Dana has worked in the congregational setting for 10 years before venturing into chaplaincy.  In the congregational setting, Dana has worked offering Pastoral Care to families.  As a Chaplain, Dana has worked at Mercy Hospital, Harris Methodist in Fort Worth Texas, and Carrier Clinic in Belle Mead, New Jersey.  Dana is especially interested in the role of ritual and narrative in the spiritual life and is grateful for the role to support patients and families on their religious or spiritual journeys.

Dana enjoys reading, camping and sharing meals with good friends.