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Mission and Vision

The mission of Holy Cross Hospital, a member of Catholic Health East and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, is to serve the healthcare needs of persons of all faiths and cultures by providing quality health care with Christ-like compassion.

We uphold the ethical and moral teachings of the Catholic Church in all policies and practices. We espouse the Core Values of Reverence for Each Person, Community, Justice, Commitment to those who are Poor, Stewardship, Courage and Integrity.

We are committed to a 'Culture of Inclusion' in which all people are welcomed, valued, and celebrated.

Our Vision

The vision of our hospital is to improve health and quality of life and to serve with excellence in all that we do.

Our Core Values

As a faith-based healthcare ministry, it is vitally important that we meet both our challenges and opportunities in the context of-and in accordance with our "Core Values". These are:

Reverence for each person

We believe that each person is a manifestation of the sacredness of human life.


We demonstrate our connectedness to each other through inclusive and compassionate relationships.


We advocate for a society in which all can realize their full potential and achieve the common good.

Commitment to those who are Poor

We give priority to those whom society ignores.


We care for and strengthen the ministry and all resources entrusted to us.


We dare to take risks our faith demands of us.


We keep our word and are faithful to who we say we are.


To learn more about how we live our mission through Community Outreach, click here.

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