Madonna Living Community is comprised of Madonna Towers of Rochester, Madonna Meadows of Rochester, Madonna Summit of Byron (opened spring of 2016) and Madonna Living Community Foundation, with the purpose of providing care along the entire continuum of need. Madonna Living Community has been recognized and awarded for providing quality care in the greater community of Rochester and surrounding area.
Delivering compassionate care that’s rooted in our Catholic values, we’re affiliated with the non-profit Benedictine Health System. We are committed to serving everyone of any denomination in a friendly environment with a true sense of community.
Our Mission and Values
Based on the Gospel and Chapter 36 of the Rule of St. Benedict, our Mission and Values direct our compassionate care. Hospitality, Stewardship, Respect and Justice, our Benedictine Core Values guide us every day as we deliver senior housing and senior care.
Facts to know.
- 385 team members
- 101 independent living residences
- 105 assisted living residences
- 62 skilled nursing residences
- 59 memory [support/care] residences
- Sponsored by Benedictine Health System
We are headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota. The Benedictine Health System is sponsored by the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery. As one of the largest Catholic senior care organizations in the United States, we have approximately 40 elder care communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Missouri, Wisconsin and Illinois.
Timothy Geisler, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs
Tom Wente, Smith Schafer & Assoc. LTD
Sr. Lisa Maurer, Benedictine Health System
Justin Anderson, Mayo Clinic Operations Specialist
Chris Boldt, Vice President, Operations Benedictine Health System
Bill Ryan, attorney at Dunlap & Seeger, P.A.
Diane Eustice, retired teacher in Byron School District
Bruce Snyder, Rochester City Council Member, CTG
Fr. James D. Russell, retired Priest
Christine Bakke, Madonna Living Community CEO/Administrator
Michael O’Brien, Mayo Clinic Administrative Services
Michael Willard, retired HR Executive with IBM
Sue Klenner, Olmsted Medical Center
Betsy Singer, ABC 6 News/KAAL TV Anchor & Reporter
Diane Schwinghammer, retired superintendent of Rochester Catholic Schools System
Larry Koshire, RPU