Meet Sister LaVonne Schackmann


God is wonderful beyond our imagining. Yet, we are privileged to know God, love God and hold God with every breath we breathe, every step we take, every hand and heart we touch. I am humbled and grateful to have been called to this Way of Life and to share this journey of faith with many sisters and brothers.

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Past Ministries

  • Student at Sabbatical/School, St Cloud, Minn.
  • Full-time Chaplain at Regina Medical Center, Hastings, Minn.

Current Ministry

  • Staff Member at Franciscan Life Center, Little Falls, Minn.

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116 8th Avenue SE
Little Falls, Minnesota



(320) 632-2981

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The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, Minnesota, is a community of Catholic women religious who follow the Gospel of Jesus Christ, walking in the footsteps of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi. We believe that the living of a poor, simple and prayerful community life is a ministry of presence and witness. Our doors are open to the public to celebrate Mass in Sacred Heart Chapel and to benefit from the St. Francis Music Center and St. Francis Health & Recreation Center. We welcome those who wish to join us as sisters, associates, volunteers, transfer sisters, friends and donors.


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