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Clinical Pastoral Education


CPE Program Mission Statement

The Clinical Pastoral Education program prepares theologically trained ministers for clinical chaplaincy in health, church, and community ministries in accordance with the mission, core values, and vision of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System.

Program Schedule

Fall 2014 Extended CPE Unit
Varied Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
August 29 and 30
September 12, 13, 26 and 27
October 3, 4, 17 and 18
November 8 and 21
December 5 and 6

Additional CPE Unit Requirements

  • Nine (9) on call shifts (14-hour shifts):
    On call/crisis ministry at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System sites; current shifts are Fridays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.; Saturdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.; Sunday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., rotated between extended unit students' schedules.
  • 200 verified hours of ministry:
    Own site or hospital.

Learn about the Summer 2015 CPE Unit

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa provides effective preparation for varied ministry settings through exploration of your own theology of ministry, and growth in age, gender, cultural and denominational sensitivity and competence. A seasoned and creative CPE supervisor and Spiritual Care chaplains make themselves available for your learning and growth.

For more information, contact:

Mary D. Davis, CPE Supervisor
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System
Clinical Pastoral Education Program
Spiritual Care Department
333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, Texas 78207-3198

Application Fee: $35
Interview Fee: $75
Tuition: $500 per unit

CPE training at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System is accredited by the The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops c/o National Association of Catholic Chaplains, 4915 S. Howell Avenue, Suite 501, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207, 414.483.4898.

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