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

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

Sister Mary Samuel Brunner brings beauty wherever she goes By Renae Bauer Summer 2019 newsletter On the outskirts of the city of Shawano sits a pale, daffodil-yellow bungalow that is home to Sister... 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 the late Chris and... Read More

Paschal Mystery can help us deal with the messiness of grief

by Associate Carla Schommer Spring 2019 newsletter Deacon George Schraufnagel’s presentation at the March 9 Associate Gathering centered on “Messages on Suffering & Grief -- How to Deal with Cancer,... 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 newsletter 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, after this... Read More

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