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

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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 published December 2018 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 published Fall 2018 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

Autumn Blaze Pear tree takes on an indoor life at convent

By Renae Bauer published May 2018 A living gift is now preserved in oil paint. During the April 8 Founders’ Day celebration the Associates presented their gift of an oil painting to the Sisters. The... Read More

Founders’ Day Mass: Saints, a troubadour & earthy people

Bishop Robert Morneau reflects on Cross, Word, Eucharist and how the Community embraces each EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the slightly shortened text of Bishop Morneau’s homily delivered April 8,... Read More

Praising, singing, reflecting and celebrating

Founders’ Day marks what God has done and continues to do through the lives of our Sisters & Associates By Renae Bauer published April 2018 Deo gratias -- thanks be to God -- describes the spirit of... Read More

Statement on gun violence

(March 2018) -- The Leadership Team of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross join the chorus of women religious who grieve with the families affected by gun violence. The most recent shooting... Read More

Creating a new experience of the Stations of the Cross

Collecting photos of one parish’s stations blossoms into a prayerful endeavor by Renae Bauer published January 2018 How is the Holy Spirit calling you to pray? Twelve years ago, as the Sisters were... Read More