Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross in Green Bay, WI

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

UPDATED JULY 28, 2022 – St. Francis Convent is open to visitors.  Visitors must mask while in the building and maintain social distance (6 feet).

 

Recent News

Jul26

U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs decision

The Catholic Church proclaims that every human being is endowed by our   Creator with the right to be protected and cherished.  We, the Sisters of  St. Francis of the Holy Cross, see God in all...

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May15

Ho-Chunk, Menominee Nations to join land acknowledgment ceremony

Representatives from the Ho-Chunk and Menominee Nations joined the Sisters of Saint Francis of the Holy Cross in a land acknowledgment ceremony at 1:30 pm Saturday, May 14, at St. Francis Convent,...

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Apr18

Sister Christine: ‘I had many happy experiences as a teacher’

SCHOOL DAYS:  Sister Christine Wochos enjoys a note from a former student. She and  other Sisters who taught  appreciate reconnecting   with past pupils.   Would you like to send a greeting? We have...

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Feb07

Helping the next wave of refugees in Wisconsin

News footage in mid-August detailed the plight of tens of thousands of Afghans desperately fleeing their homeland as the Taliban recaptured control after 20 years. Within weeks, nearly 13,000...

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Dec21

Sister Urban Schumacher served with grace and love

Sister Urban Schumacher died on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021.  The former Ann Magdalen Schumacher was born on April 16, 1925, in Green Bay, daughter of the late Urban and Clara (Schauer) Schumacher. She...

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Nov15

For the comfort and care of elderly people at McCormick

100 YEARS OF CARING:  Sister Joanne Williams is one of 73 Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross to have ministered at McCormick Assisted Living since its founding in 1921. Sister Joanne served at...

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Mission

Rooted in the Cross, Word, and Eucharist ... compassionately responding through prayer, presence, and hospitality.