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

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Reflection for Feb. 27, 2022

Shucking old ways

Symbols  of fruitfulness provide clarity  of God's  plans   “When a sieve is shaken, the husks appear.” ~ Sirach 27:4 This passage from Sirach is the first of many symbolic references in Sunday’s... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 20, 2022

Challenge accepted?

Shaping the kingdom  of peace  means exercising peace  by Sister Francis Bangert Today we are again presented with important lessons for living a mature Christian life. The message is not with the... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 13, 2022

The greatest challenge

Discipleship includes counting  blessings -- even when we don't feel blessed by Sister Ann Rehrauer If there is any link between Sunday's first reading and the Gospel, perhaps it’s Jeremiah’s maxim:... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 6, 2022

Always present tense

God chooses you and me each day to be ambassadors by Sister Mary Kabat Today’s Gospel from Luke (5:1-11 ) is quite the crowded, noisy scene.  Jesus is preaching on the lake shore, people are trying... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 30, 2022

Welcome the Blessing-Maker

God is ready to be in our thoughts, words and deeds by Renae Bauer Communications Director In her book, In Search of Belief , Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister asks what kind of God do we believe... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 23, 2022

Sharing the good news of Jesus

The Holy Spirit  is the heart of  furthering Jesus' mission by Sister Laura Zelten In Sunday’s Gospel Jesus returns to His native town, Nazareth. Filled with the power of the Holy Spirit He preaches... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 16, 2022

Wedding at Cana

God's grace  can work little miracles in marriages today by Sister Agnes Fischer Thanks to the miracle of Jesus at the wedding feast at Cana, his disciples believed. Thanks to the “miracles” in... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 9, 2022


God's proclamation is for  you and me by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich We celebrate the Baptism of the Lord and the beginning of Ordinary Time this weekend. In the Gospel, a voice is heard “You are my... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 2, 2022

A star rises

We celebrate the manifestation of Jesus in the world -- and in you and me by Sister Jane Riha We celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on Sunday, a feast filled with an abundance of gifts, light in the... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 26, 2021

Family celebration

Feast day highlights the importance of our families'  rootedness in God  by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich Today’s Feast of the Holy Family brings us a 12-year-old Jesus who causes great anxiety for... Read More