Pulse on Health: A Franciscan legacy

Posted on January 23rd, 2012 by

Seems to me we should tip our hats to an unlikely example of faith shaping the city of Rochester and Mayo Clinic for more than a century. The Franciscan sisters, led by foundress Mother Alfred Moes, raised the money to build Saint Marys Hospital after the tornado that devastated the community in 1883, necessitating that the sisters — who were primarily teachers — serve as impromptu nurses.

Post-Bulletin, by Jeff Hansel, 1/17/2012

Tags: Community, Mayo Clinic Rochester

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