CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System and The Children's Hospital of San Antonio are a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) component site of the CHRISTUS Health accredited CPE Program. CHRISTUS Health views Clinical Pastoral Education as theological education that utilizes learning by experience in a clinical setting in the company of peers under the supervision of a qualified teacher/practitioner of the ministry of spiritual care.
The primary educational purpose of CPE is to provide you with these educational opportunities in order to:
- Provide spiritual care to individuals and groups in an increasingly effective manner
- Develop and/or enhance your pastoral identity and capacity for theological reflection
- Master a body of interpersonal skills and academic materials related to the provision of spiritual care in a variety of clinical settings
CPE Program Mission Statement
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System and The Children's Hospital of San Antonio's accredited Clinical Pastoral Education program prepares theologically educated persons for ministry in health, community and faith-based settings in accordance with the Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Spirituality of CHRISTUS Health.
“To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.”
“CHRISTUS Health, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God’s healing presence and love.”
The Spirituality of CHRISTUS Health compels us to service in response to the needs of others to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.
Our Core Values:
Dignity, Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Stewardship
CPE Program Schedule
One-Year Residency (four units)
August 31, 2020- September 4, 2021*
*dates are approximate, depending on scheduled Human Resources orientation
August 30, 2021- September 4, 2022
Full time, five days per week with weekday and/or weekend on –call on a rotation basis. Pre-requisite; one unit of CPE preferred.
Learn about the 2020 to 2021 and 2021-2022 CPE Residencies
June 1- August 6, 2021
Full time, five days per week with weekday and/or weekend on-call on a rotation basis.
May 31-Aug 5, 2022
Application $35 | Interview $75 | Tuition: $500 per unit
Download an application
Mary Davis, ACPE Certified Educator
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System
Clinical Pastoral Education Program
c/o 333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, Texas 78207-3198
CPE at CHRISTUS Health is accredited by the Association Clinical Pastoral Education, for Levels I,II and Certified Educator CPE, 55 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Suite 835, Atlanta, GA 30308 Phone: (404) 320-1472 www.acpe.edu