Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady

Healthcare Ministries Timeline

1911 – Six Franciscans arrive in North America (Pineville, Louisiana)

1913  – St. Francis Hospital and Nursing School opens in Monroe, Louisiana

1923  – Our Lady of the Lake Hospital and Nursing School opens in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1949  – Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital opens in Lafayette, Louisiana

1984  – Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is established

1990  – Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing becomes Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1996  – Assumption Community Hospital becomes part of the health system in Napoleonville, Louisiana

2000  – St. Elizabeth Hospital becomes part of the health system in Gonzales, Louisiana

2005 – St. Francis North Monroe is acquired by St. Francis Medical Center

2009  – Senior Service Division is created in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2011  – Franciscan Health & Wellness program is created in Louisiana and in other states

2013  – Our Lady of the Lake Livingston opens in Livingston, Louisiana

2014  – Our Lady of the Angels Hospital opens in Bogalusa, Louisiana

2016 – Our Lady of the Lake College becomes Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

2019 – Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital opens its own campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2019 – St. Elizabeth Hospital becomes Our Lady of the Lake Ascension

2019 – Women's & Children's Hospital is acquired and joins the Our Lady of Lourdes family in Lafayette, Louisiana

2019 – St. Dominic Health Services in Jackson, Mississippi joins the health system with the transfer of sponsorship from the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Ill.

2021 - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Institute is established in Baton Rouge, Louisiana