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

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“Silence & Sunset” evenings invite thousands to prayer

Summertime gatherings focus on prayer, presence and hospitality by Renae Bauer Its origins were simple enough. While gathered for the 2013 General Chapter, a Sister commented that the Community... Read More

Sister Anne Margaret Carmody exemplified dignity for all

Sister Anne Margaret Carmody, (also known as Sister Paul Ann), age 78, died on Sunday, July 30, 2023.  She was born on June 27, 1945, in Sturgeon Bay, daughter of the late Paul and Ann (McCarty)... Read More

Sisters, Associates & friends: Drawn together by one charism

We continue to share  our gifts, knowing that  the Holy Spirit is alive by Sister Nancy Langlois and Sister Laura Zelten When Angelo Guiseppe Roncalli was elected Pope John XXIII in 1958, few people... Read More

Silence & Sunset 2023

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Return to Nicaragua brings tears of joy as faith thrives

Sisters taught and trained local people   to be leaders of their churches & schools by Renae Bauer It’s not often in life we see the fruits of the spiritual seeds we’ve planted. Most of the time, we... Read More

Earth: God’s gift to all creation that requires our stewardship

Sisters look at ecological conversion through lens    of Franciscan values by Sister Marilyn Herr We know the Earth is in crisis. We hear about climate change regularly and see its effects on areas... Read More

Sisters embrace wisdom years through renewal & revitalization

WISDOM CIRCLE :  Contemplating and sharing their personal journeys are, clockwise from top left, Sisters Jane Riha, Laura Zelten, Francis Bangert, Charlene Hockers, Joanne Goessl, Madonna Swintkoske,... Read More

Sister Geraldine Krautkramer believed ministry was a privilege

Sister Geraldine Krautkramer   died on Feb. 9, 2023.  The former Bonita Louise Krautkramer was born on March 31, 1945, in Green Bay,  the fifth child of six of the late Walter and Cecilia (Kabat)... Read More

Converting from the sin of racism and its injustices

LEARNING TO UNLEARN RACISM:    The library at  St. Francis Convent includes a wide variety of materials from theology, spirituality, prayer and social justice topics such as racism. (Renae Bauer... Read More

Sister Paulette led, served and taught during 71 years of religious life

Sister Paulette Hupfauf, age 91, died on Dec. 31, 2022. The former Mary Louise Hupfauf was born May 3, 1931, in Appleton, daughter of the late Henry and Olive (Probst) Hupfauf. She entered the... Read More