The Children's Hospital of San Antonio CHRISTUS Health is about providing world-class care to our patients and our community. No child will ever be denied care at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio even if their parents cannot pay. In 1869, the first CHRISTUS hospital in San Antonio was opened by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word - Santa Rosa Infirmary. In 1874, the Sisters began to care for children, bringing four orphans into their care. 150 years later, our associates continue to provide compassionate care to our patients and the community we serve. We are about the people who work here, from our award-winning medical staff, the dedicated people who assure a clean and welcoming environment to the Sisters who are still present and active in our hospitals. We're about serving and extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. We're about being a hero to sick and injured children from South Texas, San Antonio, and beyond. We're about providing compassionate, world-class medical care that children need to win the most difficult fights of their young lives.