the GOSPEL of
Providing quality care for the uninsured.
UPCOMING CLINIC DATES
Please call 507-329-0750 for clinic dates.
*The clinic also provides weekly follow-up care for many patients. Please contact 507.329.2123 if interested in scheduling an appointment. Please contact Mariana at if you are interested in volunteering.
After much discussion and design work, we are pleased to present a new logo for Our Lady of Guadalupe Free Clinic. This beautiful logo is full of imagery and meaning.
At first glance, the icon represents Our Lady of Guadalupe as a caring and loving. A Mother who is always watching, caring and protecting.
The signature Marian blue color depicts the color of the Virgin Mary.
The long cloak represents the el camino – our journeys in life. Many of our patients journey a long way to arrive here in Worthington and at OLGFC. We honor and respect each camino.
The stars on her cloak further identity her as Our Lady of Guadalupe (similar stars on her cloak) and also represent the Physical, Spiritual and Emotional care OLGFC offers our patients.
The tear drop on the left side of her cloak represent the tears and sorrows of our patients who have suffered on their journey.
The tear drop also represents OLGFC and our motto that says: We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. – Mother Teresa
On behalf of everyone at OLGFC, we welcome you! It seems that God whispers in our pleasure and shouts to us in our pain. In response to this, we the faith community in Worthington and volunteers throughout Minnesota, have heard and listened to the cry of the poor.
Call for Appointment
Our Lady of Guadalupe Free SPECIALTY Clinics are held every six to eight weeks. All patients who do not have health insurance are eligible to be seen at OLGFC. Appointments can be made by calling 507.329.2123.
YOU are The Best!
Thank you to our amazing donors who support the work of the clinic!
Thank you to all the patients and community who organized and supported the fundraiser with Jon Carlo in July. It was an evening of spiritually inspirational music and delicious food enjoyed by 1000 guests. Over $3,500 was raised to support OLGFC! Thank you to all those involved!
Thank you to the following foundations who make it possible:
Southwest Initiative Foundation for a grant for Early Childhood Oral Health.
Astrup Family Foundation for a core mission grant.
Thank You to the Medica Foundation for the $5,000 Core Mission Grant!
Star Tribune Tells Story
In the Sunday edition of the StarTribune 9/30/2018, columnist Jennifer Brooks tells the story of OLGFC on the front page of Section B-Local-State-Region news. The article graphically describes the pain, suffering and also the joy of the immigrant families Fr. Jim Callahan found when he arrived at St. Mary's in Worthington.
A Letter from an OLGFC patient
Dear Volunteers of Our Lady of Guadalupe Free Clinic,
My name is Jaime. These words are for you volunteers, you are very important for us, you give of your time for the simple fact of helping your neighbor giving us back the hope and motivation to live.
Thanks a million, there is no other way to thank you for what you do for people’s lives. May God bless you and your families.
You are instruments of life. Thank you for the generosity, from the bottom of my heart, I thank you.
May God reward and multiply for this kind action that you do, thanks for everything you do for the health of us, the most needy.
Thanks a million!
Prayer Support Needed
We thank all of our great volunteers for making the OLGFC a place of compassionate
care. If you are not in the medical field but would like to support our mission,
please consider joining us for ADORATION during the next OLG Free Clinic.
There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore, I command you to be openhanded toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land.