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

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Reflection for March 25, 2012

Tornadoes hit down in Indiana.  Teenagers are killed in a car accident.  A dear friend dies of cancer.  Yes, we are faced with much suffering and death in our world. In the Gospel for this Sunday... Read More

Reflection for March 18, 2012

Sometimes expressions of love are extraordinary. People leave their comfortable lives to respond to disasters. A soldier throws himself on the roadside bomb to save the lives of others. A pilot... Read More

Reflection for March 11, 2012

As a hospital chaplain for almost 20 years, I have been privileged to journey with people in sickness and have been present as they die. The experience of dying is unknown and unpredictable for... Read More

Reflection for March 4, 2012

What a touching story about holding hands. May you continue to inspire others in your ministry. Wow! What a beautiful connection to the Transfiguration! Deeply touching! Hi, Nettie--Thanks for... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 26, 2012

The season of Lent has begun.  On this first Sunday of Lent we hear about Jesus being led into the desert for forty days.  Did Jesus spend time there doing penance in order to develop greater... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 19, 2012

Talk about faith in action!  In today's Gospel Jesus heals the paralytic and forgives his sins because of his faith and that of his companions.  They could not get the paralytic through the... Read More

Reflection for Feb. 12, 2012

One of the gifts of growing older, in my opinion, has been my appreciation of history.  As a student I didn't have a strong interest in the subject but that changed when my sister introduced me to... Read More

Reflection of Feb. 5, 2012

When I think of the line "for the sake of the Gospel" I think of people who have given their lives to Christ -- Francis and Clare of Assisi, Norbert, Francis Xavier, Our Blessed Mother, Mother... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 29, 2012

In Mark's Gospel today, Jesus enters the synagogue to teach.  He knows who He is (One rooted in the love of the Trinity) and what His mission is ("I have come that you may have life and have it in... Read More

Reflection for Jan. 22, 2012

Many commercials we hear tell us to "Hurry - it's the biggest sale of the season!"  Remember the news reports before Christmas of shoppers nearly breaking down the doors of stores to get those... Read More