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

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Seeing and experiencing God

2019 NATIVITY SCENE outside the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Assisi, Italy. (iStock.com/Orietta Gaspari image) St. Francis of Assisi brought the mystery of the Incarnation to people through a... Read More

Sister Virginia served with a grateful heart

Sister Virginia Churas,  age  98, Friday, Oc. 21, in Green Bay. The former Florence Mary Churas was born on Jan.  25,1924, in the Town of Belmont, Wis., to the late Dominic and Clementina... Read More

Caring for creation goes hand-in-hand with helping Monarch scientists

CITIZEN SCIENTIST: Since 2010, Sister Marietta Samz has participated in a project that tracks the migration of Monarch butterflies. Monarchs are pollinators and play an important role in our... Read More

Seeing Franciscan Values with greater appreciation

Project to make four mosaics more visible  results in sharp and colorful images at eye level by Sister Laura Zelten In living the Franciscan way of life we hold the values of poverty, minority... Read More

Earth Tour now available in video

If you were unable to attend our July 23 Earth Tour then check out our video adaptation.  (11 min.) Read More

U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs decision

The Catholic Church proclaims that every human being is endowed by our   Creator with the right to be protected and cherished.  We, the Sisters of  St. Francis of the Holy Cross, see God in all... Read More

Ho-Chunk, Menominee Nations to join land acknowledgment ceremony

Representatives from the Ho-Chunk and Menominee Nations joined the Sisters of Saint Francis of the Holy Cross in a land acknowledgment ceremony at 1:30 pm Saturday, May 14, at St. Francis Convent,... Read More

Sister Christine: ‘I had many happy experiences as a teacher’

SCHOOL DAYS:  Sister Christine Wochos enjoys a note from a former student. She and  other Sisters who taught  appreciate reconnecting   with past pupils.   Would you like to send a greeting? We have... Read More

Helping the next wave of refugees in Wisconsin

News footage in mid-August detailed the plight of tens of thousands of Afghans desperately fleeing their homeland as the Taliban recaptured control after 20 years. Within weeks, nearly 13,000... Read More

Sister Urban Schumacher served with grace and love

Sister Urban Schumacher died on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021.  The former Ann Magdalen Schumacher was born on April 16, 1925, in Green Bay, daughter of the late Urban and Clara (Schauer) Schumacher. She... Read More