Making Our Mission Real

Our associates are the core of what keeps our ministry thriving. Through interactions with patients, families and visitors, our associates make our mission real.

At Ascension Providence, we believe serving others gives meaning, purpose and joy to our lives. As you read through our mission and how we practice service excellence, it is our sincere hope that you will be inspired by our performance standards. From promptly responding to all needs of your patients to picking up trash in the hall, your actions are a direct reflection of our mission, vision and values.

Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission, Vision and Values provide a strong foundation and guidance for the work we do in transforming healthcare in Central Texas. They serve as a framework that expresses our priorities in responding to the care of those most in need.


Rooted in the loving ministry of Jesus as healer, we commit ourselves to serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable.

Our Catholic health ministry is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words.


We envision a strong, vibrant Catholic health ministry in the United States which will lead to the transformation of healthcare.

We will ensure service that is committed to health and well-being for our communities and that responds to the needs of individuals throughout the life cycle.

We will expand the role of laity, in both leadership and sponsorship, to ensure a Catholic health ministry of the future.

Core Values

We share a common vision and are called to act upon the following ideas and beliefs:

Service of the Poor – Generosity of spirit, especially for persons most in need
Reverence – Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
Integrity – Inspiring trust through personal leadership
Wisdom – Integrating excellence and stewardship
Creativity – Courageous innovation
Dedication – Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry