Where We Are...
SISTERS OF MARY OF THE PRESENTATION (SMP) HEALTH SYSTEM : FARGO, ND
The Sisters of Mary of the Presentation have centralized the management of their hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, hospice, home health and all other health services under the direction of central leadership. Though each service remains autonomous in its own right, they are all coordinated and accountable to the Health System.
The Health System office is located in Fargo, North Dakota and began in 1984. Sisters serve in the Health System Administration.
SMP Health System Board of Directors and CEOs Retreat at Maryvale, Valley City, ND
SHEYENNE CARE CENTER : VALLEY CITY, NORTH DAKOTA
Sheyenne Care Center began in 1917 as a charity house. In 1955 it became a hospital for the chronically ill. It became a nursing home in 1962 and a skilled and intermediate care facility in 1983. Today Sheyenne Care Center is a 170 bed skilled nursing facility with a geriatric psychiatric special care unit. It also has a special care section for those who suffer from dementia. In April of 2002, the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation became the sponsors of this home in the Sheyenne Valley.
Music therapist Angela Hanson with resident
VILLA MARIA : FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA
Villa Maria is a 140 bed skilled long-term care facility in south Fargo. It opened as a nursing home in 1971. In 1980 Villa opened the first on-site intergenerational childcare program in the state of North Dakota. In April of 2002, the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation became the owners and sponsors of the Villa Maria.
Sister Mary Ann, below, is one of the Pastoral Care ministers at Villa Maria.
ROSEWOOD ON BROADWAY : FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA
Rosewood on Broadway is a 111 bed long-term care facility located in north Fargo. It opened in 1938 with two houses making up the Lutheran Old Peoples' Home. In 1958 a new building was completed. In 1990 the name changed from Fargo Nursing Home to Rosewood (the beauty of a Rose and the strength of Wood) to reflect the change in image. It has a Special Care Unit for individuals who have dementia. It provides care for adults during the day who live at home during the evening and night.
Sister Mary Ann (below left) and a staff person (right) visit with residents.
MARYHILL MANOR : ENDERLIN, NORTH DAKOTA
Maryhill Manor is a 54 bed skilled long-term facility in Enderlin, North Dakota. It was originally built as a retirement home in 1964. In 1974 it became an intermediate care facility and in the early 1990’s it became a skilled nursing home. It has a very home-like environment and individualized care for each resident. In April, 2002, the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation became the sponsors of this home.
Below, employee Katie "talking" with Sister Giustina.
AVE MARIA VILLAGE : JAMESTOWN, NORTH DAKOTA
Ave Maria Village, previously known as Central Dakota Village, is a 100-bed, post-acute rehabilitation and long-term care facility, providing skilled nursing services around-the-clock, 365 days per year. Located in northeastern Jamestown it has served people of that community since its origin in 1962.
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Prairieland Home Care (PHC) is a home care agency which provides a team of trained health care professionals to conveniently serve patients in their homes. PHC serves the community of Spring Valley, Illinois. PHC is sponsored by the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation. It provides care the way the first Sisters of Mary of the Presentation did in 1828 in France, in people’s homes.
Prairieland Home Care Staff
Sister Anne Germaine Picard explaining early history of Sisters of Mary of the Presentation in the Sisters' cemetary at Spring Valley, IL
PRESENTATION MEDICAL CENTER : ROLLA, NORTH DAKOTA
Rolla Hospital was begun in 1940 to provide medical care for the people of northern North Dakota including Native Americans from the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. It was later renamed Presentation Medical Center to reflect the sponsors, the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation. It continues to serve God's people as a Critical Access Hospital. It provides excellent services for more people with very little or no income than any hospital in North Dakota.
ST. ALOISIUS MEDICAL CENTER: HARVEY, NORTH DAKOTA
St. Aloisius Hospital was begun in 1938 when the city asked for assistance from the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation. It serves a large rural area in central North Dakota. Today it is known as St. Aloisius Medical Center, a critical access hospital and also has a 95 bed nursing home newly remodeled. It provides independent living apartments for elders which enables them to be self sufficient, yet have the medical care they need. Thus, they are able to offer a full continuum of care.
A Sister provides Pastoral Care for the patients, residents, families and staff.
Dr. Charles Nyhus providing emergency room care to a patient.
Some of the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation as they celebrate St. Aloisius's 75th Anniversary.
Patient going home!
ST. ANDREW'S HEALTH CENTER AND CLINIC: BOTTINEAU, NORTH DAKOTA
St. Andrew's Hospital was begun in 1913 and later added a Nursing School for the training of nurses.
Today its name has been changed to St. Andrew's Health Center and operates not only a critical access hospital but also longer term swing bed care and a clinic to provide better health care for the people of western Turtle Mountains.
Senior Living Apartments provide services for the elderly who can still live alone but need some form of health care/supervision.
Patient receiving physical therapy from Keith Pritchard
ST. MARGARET'S HEALTH: SPRING VALLEY, ILLINOIS
St. Margaret's Health in Spring Valley, Illinois was founded by Father John Powers in 1903, to help immigrant miners of various nationalities who were working in the coal mines of Central Illinois. These miners were subject to many accidents and illnesses and had no one to care for them.
Today St. Margaret's Health, consisting of a hospital, hospice, swing bed care, independent living for seniors and 14 clinics continues to provide excellent health care to the people in Central Illinois.
Statue of a Sister of Mary of the Presentation from days gone by. Gift from Medical Staff for 100th Anniverary of St. Margaret's Health.
ST. LOUIS SCHOOL and PARISH: PRINCETON, ILLINOIS
St. Louis School began in 1964, as a parochial school under the leadership of the pastor, Reverend James Culleton. Four grades were established the first year with two more in the following years. Later a kindergarten was added, and grades seven and eight in the years 1999 and 2000. Sisters of Mary of the Presentation founded the school. Sister Anne Germaine continues to provide area pastoral care service through the PARISH.
Hospitality Center - Maryvale- Valley City, ND
Spiritual Life Center - Maryvale - Valley City, ND
Pastoral Ministry - Parish Nurse, Church of the Nativity, Fargo, ND
- Parish Ministry - St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Harvey, ND
- Pastoral Ministry - St. Gabriel's Community - Bismarck, ND
- Healthcare Advocacy - SMP Health System, Fargo, ND
- Educational Ministry - St. Bernard's Catholic School, Fort Yates, ND Sister Elizabeth Rose