Sisters of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minnesota

Sisters of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minnesota

The Sisters of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minnesota is a Roman Catholic religious order for women. The order was founded in 1877 by Mother Mary Alfred Moes in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Winona. The mother house, which is in Rochester, Minnesota, is called Assisi Heights. The order founded Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester), which is now part of the Mayo Clinic, and it still maintains a close connection with the hospital. The order operates schools and a clinic in Bogotá, Colombia. It also has a spiritual retreat center in Janesville, Minnesota.

ee also

*St. Francis, Minnesota

References

* Kraman, OSF, Carlan. "Odyssey in Faith: The Story of Mother Alfred Moes". Rochester, MN: Sisters of St. Francis, 1990.

External links

* [http://rochesterfranciscan.org/ Sisters of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minnesota]


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