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

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Reflection for May 2, 2021

To stay, continue, last and endure

Let us remain in Jesus' love through our thoughts, words and deeds  by Sister Francis Bangert During these early spring days, our hearts turn to the beauty of flowers, whether a flowering shrub, an... Read More

Reflection for April 25, 2021

Common good

As Jesus cares for us, we are challenged to care for others by Sister Agnes Fischer Examen for shepherds and shepherdesses (parents, teachers, etc.): Everything depends on how well I attend to the... Read More

Reflection for April 18, 2021

All for us

Jesus shows the way to be in union with God Sunday’s readings are rich with guidance: We have an Advocate in Jesus Christ Our Advocate wishes us peace Our Advocate wants us to be free of sin We can... Read More

Reflection for April 11, 2021

Blessed are those who believe

St. Thomas and St. Faustina show us two paths to believing by Sister Rose Jochmann On this Second Sunday of Easter we continue our celebration. We hear the familiar Gospel about Thomas who will not... Read More

Reflection for Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021

The empty tomb

Jesus' resurrection offers new life to all who believe by Sister Sally Ann Brickner The Scripture passages for Easter Sunday depict three witnesses to Jesus’ resurrection: Mary of Magdala, Peter and... Read More

Reflection for March 28, 2021

To be steeped in Holy Week

Our 'Hosanna' turns to 'Crucify him' and still Jesus gives us  His life by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich On this Palm Sunday weekend we hear the Passion of Jesus Christ according to Mark. The disciples... Read More

Reflection for March 21, 2021

Create in me a clean heart, O God

Jesus' love of God never wavers even as his hour approaches by Sister Mary Kabat Today’s Gospel from John (12:20-33) has a strange beginning. Some Greeks tell Philip they want to see Jesus. Philip... Read More

Reflection for March 14, 2021

A lesson from Nicodemus the Pharisee

Like the slow dawning of the sun, Nicodemus comes to believe gradually by Sister Laura Zelten This weekend we return to Daylight Saving Time as we “spring ahead” an hour. In Sunday’s Gospel of John,... Read More

Reflection for March 7, 2021

A dwelling place for God

Jesus restores the temple and us to holiness  by Sister Jane Riha We have three marvelous Scripture passages to contemplate this third Sunday of Lent, beginning with the connection to our deepest... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 28, 2021

Blind faith

Readings are a call to walk by faith, not  by sight by Renae Bauer The word “blinding” comes to mind as I read Sunday’s First Reading and Gospel. The first recounts Abraham’s blind faith in God to... Read More