1. Pre 1800’s

Native Americans revere the springs as holy grounds

2. 1884

European Americans begin to utilize the springs for healing

3. 1895

Dr. Geiermann brings Kneipp holistic healing practice to the springs


The Precious Blood Sisters Arrive

4. 1902

The Precious Blood Sisters purchase the property


Due to a change in health care treatment, the Sisters sell the property

5. 1979-2000

The property exchanges hands several times


The Franciscan Brothers Minor move onto the property


Mother of Mercy Foundation begins restoration and renames the property: Our Lady, Mother of Mercy Center

How Can You Help?

Would you like to be a part of our history and help return this wonderful property to its proper place in the Midwest and Diocese of Fort Wayne, South Bend?