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

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Reflection for April 14, 2019

Holy Week: A journey of faith

As we gather for Palm Sunday we will hear that “Today we gather together to herald with the whole Church the beginning of the celebration of our Lord’s Paschal Mystery.”  In these days of Holy Week... Read More

Reflection for April 8, 2019

Who has 'loved you back to life'?

Jesus shows us how genuine concern for others is the way out of darkness by Sister Lynne Marie Simonich For those parishes with a Rite of Chistian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process this Lent, the... Read More

Reflection for March 31, 2019

Rejoice in God's extravagant love

After my confession a few weeks ago, as a penance Father suggested that during the next day I meditate on God’s boundless mercy and compassionate forgiveness. Often in the intervening days a... Read More

Reflection for March 24, 2019

The blazing bush that does not burn up

This week we hear and reflect on one of the most powerful stories of wonder and awe, found in the Book of Exodus. While Moses is taking care of his father-in-law’s flock something in the distance... Read More

Reflection for March 17, 2019

After His suffering there is a great glory

Lent is a time to enter into Jesus’ exodus -- His passion, death and resurrection – as well as remember his connection to the first exodus – God’s people escaping slavery in Egypt. We are, in a... Read More

Reflection for March 10, 2019

Each year in Lent the Church invites us into a time of renewal -– a spiritual springtime of remembering and recommitting ourselves to Jesus.  The Gospel states that Jesus was baptized in the Jordan,... Read More

Reflection for March 3, 2019

The concluding lines of Sunday's second reading from St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians caught my reflective eye. With thoughts of Lent approaching, and our school staff journeying together... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 24, 2019

by Sister Mary Kabat We have heard this challenging message of Jesus from the time we were children.  Our parents tried to get us to “feel” the pain we had just inflicted on our sibling.  They tried... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 17, 2019

Pursuing an ever-lasting joy

This Sunday’s readings, particularly Jesus’ sermon on the plain, remind us that the things of this world do not bring us real sustained joy. Only Jesus does. Not possessions, not success. Only Jesus.... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 10, 2019

Sometimes we need to read between the lines to grasp a full understanding of a passage or story. In this Sunday’s Gospel from Luke 5:1-11, I think the full understanding is in something we can’t read... Read More