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

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Find the light, be the light

We can be in awe of and bring God's Light throughout the year Light shines on the righteous and joy on the upright in heart. ~ Psalm 97:11 by Sister Laura Zelten Read More

Sacred space in an empty place

First Christmas at the convent reveals a lesson in hope in a makeshift chapel My favorite theology teacher once told our class that every time we read or hear the Gospel we should ask... Read More

Recognizing the Advent Candles

Sharing the Gospel as vowed religious women is a chance to witness how Jesus shines through each of us In my parish I participate in a small group that meets periodically to view a video... Read More

Hear, O Lord, my call

God's loves for us and ours for God paves the way to serving others by Sister Laura Zelten This week is National Vocation Awareness Week. A good question for each of us to ask is, “How... Read More

A special star in our autumn sky

Companions on this journey come and go, leaving indelible marks on our lives by Sister Elise Cholewinski Some people come into a person’s life at just the right time, and they make a... Read More

Connecting the footprints

Yes, St. Francis of Assisi loved God's creatures but he also recognized Jesus in the lowliest of people  Tucked away at the bottom of a carton in my bedroom closet is a box containing a... Read More

Some places never leave us

Our lives are forever changed by God, Mary and our 90 years of ministry at the Shrine by Sister Elise Cholewinski Where is the Shrine?  For the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross,... Read More

Moving forward, looking back

While not always evident, especially in times of uncertainty, God is with us always by Sister Elise Cholewinski When I first entered the Community of the Sisters of St. Francis of the... Read More

Like a bolt from out of the blue

For today's Baptism of the Lord, be aware of God's relentless call and the endless possibilities when we say 'yes' by Sister Elise Cholewinski When Jesus stepped out of the waters of... Read More