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

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Reflection for Dec. 4, 2022

Sending His Son

Advent reminds us of what is promised and  how it can change us by Sister Ann Rehrauer Maybe it’s just my perception, but it seems that Advent arrives at just the right moment each year with the... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 27, 2022

New perspective

As we grow and change, so does our understanding of Jesus by Sister Elise Cholewinski During these past few weeks I have had a special experience. I was invited to come to the Jesuit Retreat House at... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 20, 2022

Our King is one of love

Feast of Christ the King marks end of liturgical year by Sister Rose Jochmann Today is the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. As Americans, we do not necessarily relate to the... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 13, 2022

Divine assistance

We do not bear life's burdens alone;  Jesus always provides  by Sister Agnes Fischer Jesus never promised it would be easy to follow him. “When you hear of wars and disturbances, don’t be terrified,... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 6, 2022

Earth-bound or heaven-bound?

Gospel, feast days and   vocations week remind us of God's invitation by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich On this 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time the Sadducees question Jesus about the resurrection. They did... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 30, 2022

To infinity

Story of Zaccheus illustrates  God's transformative love by Sister Francis Bangert The readings today offer us a reflection on the magnitude of Divine Mercy. “God so loved the world that he gave his... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 23, 2022

Look to the tax collector

He shows us what it means to need God's mercy by Renae Bauer What are we to learn from Sunday’s parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector in the temple? Sure, the Pharisee was wrong to judge... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 16, 2022

Persistence of prayer

Sunday's  call to pray  is an opportunity to try something new  by Sister Ann Rehrauer St. Francis of Assisi was familiar with today’s Gospel, and incorporated its message into his Third Order Rule,... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 9, 2022

Always give praise

Sunday's reading  encourage us to have hearts filled with gratitude by Sister Mary Kabat It’s October! I love this time of year. Do you, too? There is so much to enjoy and for which to give God... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 2, 2022

Saints show us the way

St. Therese & St. Francis  exemplify how God blesses us for our work by Sister Jane Riha These first days of October begin with two beautiful feasts:  St. Therese of the Child Jesus on Oct. 1 and St.... Read More