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

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Advent Evenings seek blessings of a difficult year

COVID-19 entered our lexicon with a tsunami-like force in 2020. We now wear face masks and apply hand sanitizers. We call friends and family instead of visiting in person. Maybe we’ve learned to make... Read More

Sister sisters: Keeping religious life all in the family

Sister Cecelia Blonde and Sister Jeanette Peplinski, sitting, have familial sisters who, like them, have professed religious vows. (Renae Bauer photo) How many of our Sisters have sisters who are... Read More

‘One Mission Many Missionaries’ is complete

IT’S A WRAP: Sister Nancy Langlois, standing, and Sister Martin Vandervest review some footage with Dan Larson, owner of Com-Video Productions, on the final day of filming "One Mission Many... Read More

Silence and Sunset: Shone like the sun

Our final evening of "Silence & Sunset" will be on Aug. 6.  See the details here . Read More

Sisters’ solar array garners renewable role model award

by Sister Rose Jochmann and Sister Mary Kabat The Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross applied for and received recognition by Interfaith Power & Light (IPL).  IPL is a network of state-based... Read More

Black rights are human rights

We join the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in expressing our condemnation of the killing of George Floyd. Racism is a sin and a denial of one's rights and dignity. Please read the full... Read More

Sketching helps Sister to pray during self-isolation time

God's love and faithfulness lie at the center By Renae Bauer Sister Marilyn Herr Safety. Connecting. Biding time. Myself. These are the four themes that surfaced during Sister Marilyn Herr’s... Read More

Sister Jeanne Jarvis shared Jesus in all that she did

Sister Jeanne Jarvis (formerly Sister Jude), age 98, died on Thursday, May 21, 2020. The former Agnes Jeanne Jarvis was born in Crystal Falls, Michigan, on November 3, 1921. She was adopted and... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More