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Hunting Accident Leads to Memorable Mayo Experience

June 29, 2017

Hunting Accident Leads to Memorable Mayo Experience

By In the Loop intheloop

The year was 1939. Ed Chalberg and his brother-in-law had just finished up a day of pheasant hunting when Ed was accidentally shot. After driving for hours, Ed arrived at Mayo Clinic in search of care. 

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Tags: Saint Marys Hospital, Sister Elizabeth Kenny


February 9, 2016

Talking Shop With Sister Antoine, 102

By In the Loop intheloop

Whether recalling the first kidney dialysis procedure at Saint Marys Hospital, talking about teaching nursing students at the bedside, or discussing her thoughts on the key to longevity, Sister Antoine Murphy has a quiet grace that reflects the institution she’s served for 78 years. This month, the good Sister, who turned 102 in January, celebrates her […]

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Tags: Nursing, Saint Marys Hospital, Sister Antoine Murphy, Sisters of Saint Francis, volunteers


February 5, 2015

Remembering a Kind Gesture

By In the Loop intheloop

It seemed like a small gesture. It was 1948, and a young boy was biding time in the hospital lobby at Saint Marys in Rochester, Minnesota, when one of the Sisters of Saint Francis took his hand and brought him to his father’s hospital room. In those days, young children weren’t allowed in hospital rooms, […]

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Tags: History, Saint Marys Hospital, Sisters of Saint Francis


December 16, 2014

Deck the Halls … and Lobbies

By In the Loop intheloop

Read time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds It’s beginning to look at lot like the holiday season is upon us. Once again, the Plummer Building in Rochester has that Christmas tree sort of glow, the continuation of a holiday tradition. There are Love Lights at Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Northwest Wisconsin, as community members […]

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Tags: History, Holidays, Saint Marys Hospital, Sisters of Saint Francis


September 30, 2014

Saint Marys campus celebrates 125 years and counting

By In the Loop intheloop

It’s the sort of story that’s surprising yet pretty much what you’ve come to expect from Mayo Clinic and the Sisters of Saint Francis. The Sisters and the Mayos joined forces to build a hospital to care for the medical needs of folks in Rochester, Minnesota, after the great cyclone of 1883. The Sisters said […]

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Tags: History, Saint Marys Hospital, Sister Generose Gervais, Sister Lauren Weinandt


December 10, 2013

Blessed with holiday traditions

By In the Loop intheloop

There are holiday traditions, and then there are holiday traditions. One of them — a longstanding practice with a new flair — may have caught your attention if you found yourself out front of the Francis Building at Saint Marys earlier this afternoon. A new nativity scene was installed today near the main entrance on […]

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Tags: Auxiliary, Bishop John Quinn, Christine Hindt, Holidays, Saint Marys Hospital, Sister Lauren Weinandt, Sister Tierney Trueman, Sisters of St. Francis


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