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

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Congregations to share resources and keep focus on mission

Functions that do not require a vowed member are considered Nine women religious congregations in Wisconsin and northern Illinois have begun a collaboration process that is the first of its kind in... Read More

A bigger blueprint for a smaller carbon footprint

by Renae Bauer Winter 2019 newsletter Five years ago, the Sisters were pleased to announce plans to generate “green” energy by installing a 112-kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic system. Today, plans... 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 Winter 2019 newsletter Both were flawed. Both were imperfect. Both were converts to Catholicism. And both... 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 (Winter 2019 newsletter)  -- We’re back! Life can take a person full circle. So it is for us!... Read More

We rely on the Retirement Fund for Religious

Annual collection helps offset the cost of caring for our elder Sisters by Sister Mary Kabat Development Director How many Sisters live here?   This is the question I am asked most frequently when... Read More

Holy Spirit calls Sisters & lay people into a win-win relationship

34-year-old Associate Relationship adds dimension beyond our greatest dreams by Renae Bauer Advent 2018 newsletter In the summer of 1981, more than 113 years after the founding of the Sisters of St.... Read More

Listening to youth; following their lead for reform

Sisters respond to resolution by studying gun issue and discussing solutions (October 2018) --  The Holy Spirit breathes where it will. In recent years God’s Spirit has inspired youth of our country... Read More

Song commissioned for 125th anniversary is alive in our hearts today

by Sister Mary Kabat Fall 2018 newsletter In 2006, we celebrated the 125th Anniversary of our Community. It was quite a busy time – we were preparing for our 2005 Chapter which would include electing... Read More

Sisters support LCWR call for more work in ending abuse

(Aug. 22, 2018)  -- The Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross join the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in expressing grief for the irreparable damage done to the victims of clergy... Read More

Leadership speaks out against family separation at southern border

Dear Senator or Representative, We are members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious Region IX (Wisconsin). As leaders, we represent over 2,000 Catholic Sisters in the State of Wisconsin.... Read More