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

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

For the safety of our Sisters, staff and guests, we have closed St. Francis Convent at 3110 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, until further notice. This decision is in response to the COVID-19 virus. No guests are allowed including for daily Mass. This does not apply to deliveries and   medical support visitors.

The March 28 Lenten Day of Reflection has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Recent News

Feb29

Still teaching and lending a compassionate ear to others

Prayer, presence and hospitality permeate volunteer ministries by Sister Mary Berg I am keeping busy in my retirement. On Mondays I volunteer as a receptionist at St. John the Evangelist Homeless...

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Feb29

Leaving the calendar behind: More ‘being,’ less ‘doing’

A life of ministry includes seeing God in students, ex-offenders and the elderly by Sister Francis Bangert Following 20 years as an elementary school teacher, nine years as a pastoral associate, and...

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Feb29

Sister Rose Jochmann receives award for solar advocacy

Her vision has propelled our solar array and those of other communities by Sister Mary Kabat On Jan. 16, 2020, Sister Rose Jochmann, chair of the Community’s Sustainability Committee and member of...

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Jan31

Sister Mary Ellen Lowney was grateful for the gifts of faith, family and friends

Sister Mary Ellen Lowney (Frances Mary Bridget Lowney) died on Jan. 30, 2020.  She was born in the Town of Bear Creek, Waupaca County, on April 23, 1922, the only daughter of Will and Helen Nolan...

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Dec20

Two former students preside at funeral Mass for Sister Margaret Mary Halbach

Sister Margaret Mary Halbach died on Dec. 19, 2019. The former Bernadette, or “Bernie” as she was known to her large family, was born on Nov. 30, 1940, to Raymond and Mary Halbach in Sherwood, Wis....

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Nov21

Life after full-time ministry: Serving others then and now comes from one’s baptismal call

We asked four Sisters who have recently retired to reflect on the transition from full-time to part-time or volunteer ministry and the gift this new chapter in life offers. From what full-time...

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Mission

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