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CHI St. Francis Health

Imagine better health

About CHI St. Francis Health

CHI St. Francis Health is a ministry serving the head of the Red River basin, located in Breckenridge Minnesota, founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls in 1899. Catholic Health Initiatives, Denver, CO today sponsors the ministry. St. Francis is an organization that provides a full continuum of health care services. We promote health, healing and community through works of care and compassion. We are committed to a holistic healing ministry and a quality management philosophy using the St. Francis Core Values for its foundation. Our employees and medical staff take pride in providing innovative and high-quality service in a healing environment.

Our Mission

The Mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create of healthier communities.

Our Vision

"CHI St. Francis will be the health care provider of choice with innovation and partnerships that promote healthier communities." 

Our Four Core Values


Profound respect and awe for all of creation, the foundation that shapes spirituality, our relationships with others, and our journey to God.


Moral wholeness, soundness, fidelity, trust, truthfulness in all we do.


Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another's joy and sorrow.


Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.