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

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Reflection for May 8, 2022

His gentle strength

The words we hear on Sunday reveal much about our Good Shepherd  by Sister Elise Cholewinski “Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength.” These were the words on a... Read More

Reflection for May 1, 2022

'Come, have breakfast'

The Fisherman of our hearts  invites us to draw near by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich In our Gospel for this Third Sunday of Easter the risen Jesus appears to his disciples for the third time. He... Read More

Reflection for April 24, 2022

Mercy Sunday every day

May compassion permeate our encounters with others   by Renae Bauer Jesus shows mercy to the disciples by proclaiming peace, sending the Holy Spirit, and instructing them to forgive. The apostles... Read More

Reflection for Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022

Praising God for the good news of Easter

Jesus destroyed death to bring us life by Sister Mary Kabat Alleluia! I have looked forward to saying that word!  There is no better word for Easter Sunday!  As our hearts and voices sing it, may... Read More

Reflection for Palm Sunday, April 10, 2022

Joy and suffering

Jesus shows us how to embrace the enduring themes of Holy Week    by Sister Jane Riha We begin Holy Week with the commemoration of the Lord’s entrance into Jerusalem or Palm Sunday of the Lord’s... Read More

Reflection for April 3, 2022

What matters

'Go and sin no more' is all about moving forward by Sister Agnes Fischer To Christ our past doesn’t matter. To Christ it doesn’t matter what the woman who was brought to him had done. What matters is... Read More

Reflection for March 27, 2022

Renewing the best in us

Lent gives the gift of   introspection and  conversion by Sister Donna Koch Sister Joan Chittister refers to Lent as the “time to renew the best in us.”  The Scriptures for this Fourth Week of Lent... Read More

Reflection for March 20, 2022


Sunday Gospels encourage us to want to change  for Jesus  by Sister Carolyn Zahringer Lent --  a journey of 40 days beginning with the first light of each new day. We are embarking on the third week.... Read More

Reflection for March 13, 2022

Preparing to see God's glory

Jesus embodies obedience for us to model by Sister Sally Ann Brickner “This is my chosen Son; listen to Him.” ~ Luke 9:35 Sunday's texts from Sacred Scripture describe a major biblical theme, that of... Read More

Reflection for March 6, 2022

Into the desert

Jesus shows us the way through the journey by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich The First Sunday of Lent takes us with Jesus into the desert. After 40 days of fasting, evil tries to take hold of Jesus,... Read More