Retirement Communities in Rochester, MN & Byron, MN

Living fully. Living well.


Benedictine Living Community-Rochester is comprised of Benedictine Madonna Towers and Benedictine Madonna Meadows and Madonna Living Community Foundation with the purpose of providing care along the entire continuum of need. Benedictine Living Community-Rochester has been recognized and awarded for providing quality care in the greater community of Rochester and surrounding area including Byron at Benedictine Living Community-Byron.

Delivering compassionate care that’s rooted in our Catholic values, we’re affiliated with the non-profit Benedictine. 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

Our System

We are headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota. Benedictine 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.

Board Members

Justin Anderson

Diane Eustice

Timothy Geisler

Barb Graham

Fr. Donald J. Schmitz

Sr. Tierney Truman

Michael Willard



Jill Squier

Don DeCramer

Michael Willard, retired HR Executive with IBM

Larry Koshire, RPU

Take a look at the opportunities to stay active at Benedictine Living Community-Rochester and Benedictine Living Community-Byron, in all levels of living.
BENEDICTINE Madonna Towers Activity Calendars
BENEDICTINE Madonna Meadows Activity Calendars