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The Legacy of St. Francis Hospital

Throughout the 20th century, the Franciscan Sisters running St. Francis Hospital partnered with like-minded physicians before ultimately joining one of the world’s most renowned medical systems.
(written by Meghan Hoefling, Archives staff) Last week, we dove into the trials of opening and operating St. Francis Hospital in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  World …

The Founding Sisters of St. Francis Hospital

Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare recently broke ground on a new hospital building, expanding an already substantial campus, but none of it would have been possible were it not for the vision and devotion of an order of Franciscan Sisters …
(written by Sarah Ludington, Archives staff) In 2022, Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare broke ground into the block bounded by West Avenue and Mississippi Stree…