Yorktown Memorial Hospital

Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Yorktown Memorial Hospital in Texas was built in 1951 and was run by the Felician Sisters of The Roman Catholic Church. It closed as a hospital in 1986, when it became a drug rehab facility until its total decommission in 1992.[citation needed]


A religious group called the "Felician Sisters" were women who worked alongside the Roman Catholic Church from 1855, the year they were founded[citation needed]. These women were "inspired by the lives of Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Clare, Saint Felix of Cantalic, and Blessed Mary Angela" to help those in need through dutiful service and care.[citation needed]

During the 1950s, during the

San Antonio, Texas. The money used came from fundraisers and donations and grants from companies such as the Ford Motor Company.[citation needed