Group that runs OLOL taking over Jackson-based health system

    The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady, sponsors of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, is taking over a Jackson-based Catholic health system. 

    St. Dominic Health Services will be the seventh regional center served by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, the group announced today. Talks of taking over St. Dominic’s began last September

    St. Dominic Health Services has been sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois, for the past 70 years.  

    St. Dominic Health Services operates a large group of subsidiary organizations and programs, including a hospital, health clinic and physicians network among others. 

    St. Dominic’s and its programs will join Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady sites across Louisiana, including Our Lady of the Angels in Bogalusa, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge and Gonzales, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Lafayette and St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe.

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