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

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Journey into the Epiphany

The Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the three Kings' visit to Jesus, symbolizing God Incarnate made known to us. Two thousand years later we continue to seek Jesus, to be in His presence, just as... Read More

Sister Jeanette joins the choirs of heaven

Sister Jeanette Peplinski died on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. The former Clarice Ann Peplinski was born on July 19, 1924, in Stockton, Wis., daughter of Alex and Wanda (Glodowski) Peplinski. She... Read More

Seeing and experiencing God

2019 NATIVITY SCENE outside the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Assisi, Italy. ( 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, Oct. 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

Holy Spirit guides Wellspring’s mission to new venture

OPEN HOUSE:    Sisters Mary Berg, Carolyn Zahringer, Francis Bangert and Maria Drzewiecki (left to right) toured the new Wellspring and women’s overnight shelter during an open house event in... 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

Bringing the Holy Father’s ‘Laudato Si’ document to life

Animator project focuses on living the principles of the encyclical and sharing them with others by Sister Sally Ann Brickner “Laudato Si,’ mi’ Signore.” “Praise be to you, my Lord.” With these... Read More