This hospital was initiated in 1918 by the Catholic Church and its missionary groep ” Dienaressen van de Heilige Geest te Steyl.
St. Catholic Hospital Vincentius a Paulo Surabaya or better known to the public as RKZ Surabaya is a form of the Catholic Church’s involvement in carrying out
one of God’s works of salvation which has compassion for all people.
As an integral part of Indonesian society that upholds the sense of Bhineka Tunggal Ika and a sincere spirit to serve the sick regardless of ethnicity, religion, race, or certain groups, RKZ Surabaya is committed to continuing to provide professional and quality health services in accordance with the demands of society at all times. . HISTORY 1918 1919 1920 1923 1924 1925 1925 1925 1933 1934 1934 1942 1948 2017 Starting with the ideals and needs. Thus, the ideals and needs that emerged in 1918 ignited the enthusiasm and determination to establish a Catholic Hospital in Surabaya.
Zie Willemsen, van tentoonstelling tot wereldorganisatie, p.94 en Dutch Missionary Activities, p. 104, interview 39, M.E. Smiggels. KMM KomMissieMemoires 496: Zuster Teresita werkte van 1925 tot 1946 op Flores en op Java.