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

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Reflection for Feb. 25, 2024

Divine transformations

Abraham's test and Jesus' Transfiguration illuminate God's Covenant by Sister Sally Ann Brickner This Sunday’s Sacred Scripture readings relate two mysterious events. From the book of Genesis, we... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 18, 2024

Hope and transformation

As Lent begins, the Gospel  encourages us to have faith and fidelity by Sister Laura Zelten The Gospel for First Sunday of Lent is one of optimism and change. It encourages us to have faith in the... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 11, 2024

Coming clean

Lent: A    time to return to God and be healed   by Sister Ann Rehrauer Because we live in the 21st century, most of us will never see or experience Hansen’s Disease, commonly called “leprosy.”  Like... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 4, 2024

Open your heart

Each of us can give and receive Jesus' comfort by Sister Mary Kabat As we hear the First Reading from the Book of Job (7:1-4, 6-7) we feel its heaviness: life is a drudgery, months of misery and... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 28, 2024

Where do you hear God's voice?

Prophets, saints and all of creation — yesterday and today — echo Jesus by Sister Agnes Fischer Today’s psalm response reminds us that Jesus speaks with authority: If today you hear his voice, harden... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 21, 2024

Consciously living the Gospel

Giving  ourselves to Jesus will require the time of our lives  by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich Our readings for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time are all about time. The prophet Jonah tells the people... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 14, 2024

'Here am I, Lord; I come to do your will'

Hearing the Word of God doesn't have to be done alone by Sister Carolyn Zahringer Sunday's readings focus on call and response. Samuel doesn't know about the call until Eli assists his response. St.... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 7, 2024

On the road to Jesus

The Magi's diligent search for and homage to Jesus calls us to do the same by Renae Bauer Whenever the Northern Lights are forecast to be visible here, the advice is the same: Find a dark location,... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 31, 2023

Guided by God

Lessons from the Holy Family to apply to our lives by Sister Laura Zelten Sunday's Gospel from St. Matthew tells us that the Holy Family endured challenging and perilous times, but their unshakable... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 24, 2023 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent

Promise, hope, fulfillment

God everlasting reign of love is revealed  time after time by Sister Francis Bangert Sunday's readings for the Fourth Sunday in Advent describe in rich imagery the unfolding mystery of Emmanuel --... Read More