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

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Sister Marietta Samz goes home to God's garden

Sister Marietta Samz, age 87, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.  The former Rosalie Martha Samz was born on Jan. 2, 1937 in Manitowoc,  daughter of the late Oscar and Frances (Reuter) Samz. She... Read More

Pristine land is now protected through conservation agreement

The Woods near the Shrine of Our Lady of Champion. © Dan Larson image. Used with permission. Caring for earth gives Sisters   and scientists a glimpse   into rare ecological finds by Renae Bauer In a... Read More

Century-old friendship leads to common legacy

Sisters & Holy Cross Parish move ahead  with cemetery collaboration plan by Renae Bauer The histories of Holy Cross Parish in Green Bay and our Community are long intertwined -- from starting and... Read More

Silence & Sunset 2024

Registration is open for our 11th season of "Silence & Sunset". Each evening begins at 6:30 pm and includes a brief presentation followed by time for quiet prayer and reflection. We close our time... Read More

Vow of living a good religious life is fulfilled

Sister Joanne Kinjerski died March 1, 2024 at St. Francis Convent.  The former Barbara Anna Kinjerski was born on June 12, 1930, in West Kewaunee, daughter of the late Isidore and Stella (Knipp)... Read More

Franciscan Centenary: One celebration marks five Franciscan anniversaries

St. Francis of Assisi received from God 5 key gifts  that are alive in our Church today by Sister Mary Kabat and Renae Bauer The Nativity Scene. The Stigmata. The Canticle of the Creatures. Of all... Read More

Our Lenten Journey 2024

What are the lessons of the Sunday Gospels during Lent? Find out as Sister Elise Cholewinski, former director of religious education, and Sister Laura Zelten, campus minister at UW-GB and former... Read More

God’s love invites us to bless others and share our wisdom

During her presentation to Sisters and Associates, Sister Jane Riha says the blessing of others is as simple as seeing them and delighting in that encounter. (Renae Bauer photo) Biblical stories... Read More

“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