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

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Reflection for Aug. 30, 2020

Be transformed

Discerning the will of God focuses on God's  ways, not ours by Renae Bauer In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus first predicts His crucifixion and resurrection to His disciples. To be raised He must die. He... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 23, 2020

'Who do people say that the Son of Man is?'

Do we answer Jesus' question  with the accuracy of Simon Peter? by Sister Sally Ann Brickner Have you ever asked a friend, “What are people saying about me?” Maybe your curiosity has not evoked such... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 16, 2020

Everyone is everyone

God's house  is for all  who love God by Sister Agnes Fischer Isaiah in Sunday's first reading tells us to look out for the rights of everyone. The Canaanite lady in the Gospel is one of my favorites... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 9, 2020

Gentle voice quells chaos

Holy Spirit calls us to bold hope by Sister Francis Bangert In today’s readings, Elijah and Peter’s experiences shed a brilliant light on our own present experiences. Both men were in chaotic... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 2, 2020

What truly satisfies our deepest hunger and thirst?

Sunday's reading mark God's generosity and  kindness by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich Our first reading for this 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time comes from the Prophet Isaiah inviting us to “come to the... Read More

Reflection for July 26, 2020

The kingdom of heaven is like ...

St. John Chrysostom said it best: nothing can compare to the sweetness of heavenly life by Renae Bauer Heaven, it is written in Sunday’s Gospel, is like a buried treasure. When found, we joyfully... Read More

Reflection for July 19, 2020

Separating weed from wheat

The perfect harvest comes from tending to  God's good seeds by Sister Laura Zelten I love to garden and this year I have been taking care of my Dad’s flowers at his home in De Pere. Dad had planted... Read More

Reflection for July 12, 2020

To hear, accept and commit to God's Word

The Sower and the Seed parable speaks to us as students and teachers by Sister Madonna Swintkoske In the parable of the Sower and the Seed, Jesus speaks to us -- the hearers -- about different ways... Read More

Reflection for July 05, 2020

An invitation to rest

In these times of stress, the Lord's invitation is one to share with others Sister Jane Riha “Come to me, all of you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and... Read More

Reflection for June 28, 2020

A bed, table, chair and lamp

What kind of room have I prepared for God -- and God's people? by Renae Bauer She saw something holy in Elisha. Whatever it was, she felt compelled to make a room for him. This way, whenever he... Read More