Our Catholic Identity

Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in 1890, PeaceHealth is a Catholic Healthcare Ministry serving in the communities of Alaska, Washington and Oregon.

PeaceHealth continues the healing mission of Jesus Christ by:

  • Valuing the human dignity and worth of each person from conception to natural death
  • Attending to the whole person (mind, body, spirit & relationships)
  • Improving the lives of all people with special concern for those who are poor & vulnerable
  • Accompanying those who are suffering
  • Healing the conditions that impede wholeness
  • Working collectively for the common good
  • Living out the Gospel Ministry of love and compassion