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

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Sister Mary Paul Thetreau served out of love for Jesus

Sister Mary Paul Thetreau, age, 89, died on Sept. 20, 2021. The former Marian Agnes Thetreau was born on Dec. 16, 1931, in Marinette, Wis, daughter of the late Paul and Rose (Rebarchick) Thetreau.... Read More

Letters, pictures, sacramentals and everyday items

Artifacts help bring to life the Sisters’ rich history by Renae Bauer Fall 2021 Newsletter When the storytellers have passed on, who or what remembers their history? For the Sisters, that question is... Read More

Silence & Sunset: Embers from the Fire

We are pleased to announce the return of "Silence &Sunset," our summer in-person evening of reflection. Get the details    here ; however, registration is closed. Read More

Sister Marie Goretti has a love for people of all ages & abilities

Traditional teaching skills translate to other ministries by Renae Bauer Summer 2021 Newsletter It’s as if it happened yesterday.  Sister Marie Goretti Marcelle remembers the certainty she felt in... Read More

Pandemic reminds us to treasure gifts from God and from one another

by Sister Ann Rehrauer,  Community President Spring 2021 newsletter Charles Dickens’ opening line of the classic novel, A Tale of Two Cities, parallels my reflections about this past year: “It was... Read More

Drawing closer to the Paschal Mystery during Lent

Three actions renew our lives in Jesus’ salvation by Renae Bauer Prayer. Fasting. Almsgiving. The mere mention of these words will shift a Christian’s mind to Lent.  As our Church begins the 40-day... Read More

Forest Dwelling: Spirituality for our wisdom years

Newly formed program emphasizes the gifts to appreciate and share in maturing by Sister Jane Riha Winter 2021 newsletter In my early 70s, I realized that there were new choices to be made at this... Read More

Franciscan Crown Rosary: A bridge to Mary during Lent

by Renae Bauer Winter 2021 newsletter The Franciscan Crown Rosary is a seven-decade rosary dedicated to either the Seven Joys or Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary. For Lent, we pray the Seven... Read More

Repair our democracy

(Jan. 7, 2021) -- As members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross stand with the other more than 1300 leaders of Catholic Sisters... Read More

Annual collection helps in caring for vowed religious

by Sister Mary Kabat With the U.S. Bishops I again ask for your help this year for our retired Sisters and for all men and women religious throughout the United States.  Like me, you may have been... Read More