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

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Reflection for June 16, 2024

Attraction, not promotion

Actions of discipleship grow the Kingdom of God by Sister Elise Cholewinski “Attraction, not promotion.” This is one of the slogans used by groups that follow the principles of the Twelve Steps. I... Read More

Reflection for June 9, 2024

Redefining family

As God's children we share in Christ's victory over evil  by Sister Laura Zelten The readings for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time challenge us to expand our capacity to love and recognize the... Read More

Reflection for June 2, 2024

Embracing the gift of the Eucharist

 Corpus Christi    Sunday and National Eucharistic Congress  remind us of our Gospel call by Sister Ann Rehrauer On July 17-21, tens of thousands of American Catholics will converge on Lucas Oil... Read More

Reflection for May 26, 2024

Living God's Love

Embracing the Trinity means entering a relationship  by Sister Charlene Hockers God is Love -- we hear that message often, especially within the Gospel of John and also his letters. What does that... Read More

Reflection for May 19, 2023

Embracing Pentecost

Be filled with peace and  God's Spirit by Sister Jane Riha Sunday we celebrate one of the most beautiful and powerful feasts of the Church, Pentecost Sunday.  Pentecost comes from the Greek word... Read More

Reflection for May 12, 2024

Embracing the Mission

Proclaiming Christ's message changes everything by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich In our Gospel passage for Sunday Jesus gives the disciples a mission before he ascends to heaven: “Go into the whole... Read More

Reflection for May 5, 2024

Nothing is impossible with God, including love

Here are some resources for  growing and (for)giving  by Sister Agnes Fischer Is it possible to love each other as Christ loves us? In today’s Gospel Jesus invites us to “Remain in my love”. St. John... Read More

Reflection for April 28, 2024

Bearing fruit

 Abiding in Christ's love enriches the Kingdom of God by Sister Sally Ann Brickner “I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him/her will bear much fruit.” Jn 15:5 Do you... Read More

Reflection for April 21, 2024

Responding to God's call

Embracing our vocation daily by Sister Carolyn Zahringer April 21    has been set aside by Pope Francis as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. In Pope Francis’ writing on this occasion last year... Read More

Reflection for April 14, 2024

Lessons from Scripture

Saints encourage us to embrace mercy and witness love by Sister Mary Kabat Though last Sunday was Divine Mercy Sunday, we hear similar messages this Sunday from both St. Peter and St. John in the 1st... Read More