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August 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Dressing Up Lessons From Our Past

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

From the outside, things were very 2014. Cars, trucks and SUVs rolled down Second Street. Pedestrians made their way around downtown Rochester smartphones in hand. But on Sunday, Aug. 3, the lobby of the Plummer Building in Rochester was seriously 1937, as a film crew led by Mark Flaherty and Tom Williams shot a scene for […]

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Tags: Dr. Anthony Windebank, Dr. Bruce Fye, Dr. Michael Brennan, Dr. Robert Stanhope, Dr. Victor Trastek, Heritage Days, Matt Dacy, Renee Ziemer, Sisters of St. Francis


August 7, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Talking Long Careers and Saint Marys Memories with Sister Lauren

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Mayo’s second-longest-serving employee (57.97 years and counting), Sister Lauren Weinandt, turned 93 on Saturday, and her 58th service anniversary is coming up on Aug. 16. She’s out-senioritied only by Sister Generose Gervais and still keeps a busy schedule as archivist at the Saint Marys campus of Mayo Clinic Hospital. She was kind enough to take […]

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Tags: Sister Generose Gervais, Sister Lauren Weinandt, Sisters of St. Francis


April 22, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Sisterly advice for Earth Day

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty (@meharty)

Waste not, want not. While these may not be words Sister Antoine Murphy utters verbatim, they certainly seem to reflect a philosophy she holds near and dear to her heart. And with Earth Day upon us, this seems as good a time as any to reflect on that philosophy and hear the good Sister’s thoughts […]

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Tags: Earth Day, Sister Antoine, Sisters of St. Francis


March 13, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Tips for a good, long life from centenarian Sisters

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty (@meharty)

What’s the secret to living a long and healthy life? That’s a question recently posed by KMSP-TV reporter Jeff Ballion to some of our favorite Franciscan Sisters. He got a few answers he may have expected, and a couple that probably surprised him. But mostly, he marveled at the attitudes of these Sisters/centenarians and soaked […]

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Tags: Sister Antoine, Sister Jaqueline, Sister Vera, Sisters of St. Francis


December 10, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Blessed with holiday traditions

By In the Loop 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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