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

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Reflection for Dec. 20, 2020

The angels among us

'Nothing is impossible with God' is a message to hear and share by Sister Laura Zelten When my niece was young, she and her family attended the early Christmas Eve liturgy for children. The priest... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 13, 2020

'Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice!' - St. Paul

Third Sunday of Advent celebrates the joy Christ's enduring presence by Sister Sally Ann Brickner The Church calls this Sunday Gaudete Sunday, taken from the first word of the Entrance Song,... Read More

Reflection for Dec. 6, 2020

Patience, waiting and humility

Message for the Second  Sunday of Advent is particularly poignant with pandemic by Sister Jane Riha The beautiful Scripture passages for the Second Sunday of Advent will resonate with each person... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 29, 2020

Watching and waiting

First Sunday of Advent encourages us to  make room  for the One who loves us  extravagantly  by Sister Laura Zelten We begin Advent with a call to prepare and to stay awake. We are called to be alive... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 22, 2020

The blessing of a great King

Christ the King is our constant companion by Renae Bauer Now 90 years old, the five stained glass windows at St. Francis Convent are something to behold. The intense color, intricate details from... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 15, 2020

Industrious faith

The worthy wife and  2 servants show the importance of using our God- given gifts by Sister Agnes Fischer The beautiful woman in this Sunday's first reading from Proverbs 31 certainly did not bury... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 8, 2020

Your attention, please

Gospel speaks to the importance of being ready by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich Our Gospel for this 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time is the familiar parable of the 10 virgins who were waiting to meet the... Read More

Reflection for Nov. 1, 2020

All you holy men and women, pray for us

Solemnity of  All Saints  invites us to remember and to  be a holy light to others by Sister Francis Bangert The feast of All Saints is one of my favorite feasts. It offers a message of hope, joy and... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 25, 2020

The heart of the matter

Love is our highest call  and greatest gift to give by Renae Bauer “The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments.” (Mt. 22:40, conclusion of Sunday’s Gospel) Loving God and loving... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 18, 2020

Loved, chosen, called

We are precious in God's eyes   by Sister Rose Jochmann As I look at this Sunday’s readings I see a theme. Each of us is loved, chosen and called by God. The First Reading from Isaiah is addressed to... Read More