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

All News

Enriching the lives of God's people through prayer, presence and hospitality

Sister Mary Samuel Brunner brings beauty wherever she goes By Renae Bauer On the outskirts of the city of Shawano sits a pale, daffodil-yellow bungalow that is home to Sister Mary Samuel Brunner. As... Read More

Sister Angela Palm is at rest with the Lord

Sister Angela Palm went home to God late on June 19, 2019. The former Mary Arcella Palm was born on June 2, 1942, in Appleton to the late Joseph and Dorothy (Zuleger) Palm. She was received as a... Read More

Sister Bridget Stumpf enters eternal life

Sister Bridget Stumpf died Thursday, June 6, 2019, at St. Francis Convent. Sister Bridget (Marion Rosella) Stumpf was born September 29, 1926, in Darboy. Her parents were the late Joseph & Isabel... Read More

Sister Concepta "Connie" Wavrunek goes home to the Lord

Sister Concepta "Connie" Wavrunek passed away peacefully on June 4, 2019, at Bornemann's Nursing Home.  The former Violet Mae Wavrunek was born May 31, 1927, in Antigo, daughter of... Read More

You can help us produce solar energy for $11.35

Solar array expansion will further cut our dependence on fossil fuels by Sister Mary Kabat (Spring 2019) -- As mentioned in the Winter Newsletter, the Sisters’ solar array is undergoing an... Read More

Want to be happy? Consider clearing out the clutter

  Living with fewer things is an opportunity to grow a richer spiritual life, says blogger (Spring 2019) Editor’s Note: This year’s Lenten Day of Reflection for Women was on April 6,... Read More

Congregations to share resources and keep focus on mission

  Functions that do not require a vowed member are considered (Spring 2019) -- Nine women religious congregations in Wisconsin and northern Illinois have begun a collaboration process that is... Read More

A bigger blueprint for a smaller carbon footprint

SOLAR EXPANSION: Our current solar array at St. Francis Convent is three rows of panels with an educational walking path. The proposed expansion will be four rows of panels which will be more... Read More

Day: ‘I firmly believe our salvation depends on the poor’

Talk examines the lives of Day and Merton and reveals a little about ourselves by Renae Bauer (January 2019) -- Both were flawed. Both were imperfect. Both were converts to Catholicism. And both have... Read More

Three Sisters return to Green Bay’s west side -- and have stories

Bart Starr’s dad, chicken dinners and a Mardi Gras celebration are a few of the Sisters’ fond memories (January 2019) -- We’re back! Life can take a person full circle. So it... Read More