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

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Reflection for Oct. 21, 2018

Do you consider yourself a person with a mission in life? As a follower of Jesus, we are each called to be a missionary disciple. As we celebrate Mission Sunday today, Pope Francis calls us to... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 14, 2018

In a book that I recently finished reading the author makes the distinction between the term “spiritual experience” and the term “spiritual awakening”. He explains a spiritual experience as a... Read More

Reflection for Oct. 7, 2018

October, as we know, is Respect Life Month. The theme for 2018-2019 is: “Every life -- Cherished, Chosen, Sent". On this 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time we are reminded of the sacredness of marriage.... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 30, 2018

All are called to be prophets

Imagine you and Jesus are sharing a meal. Which of the passages above would you want (or not want) to talk about? How would this impact how you pray and live each day? We enjoy your comments! Share... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 23, 2018

Many times in our lives powerful emotions of anger and resentment lodge in our minds and hearts evoking disquiet and a lack of peace. Sometimes months or years elapse before we are able to respond to... Read More

Reflection of Sept. 16, 2018

To know Christ is to forget oneself

O Christ, you so loved the world that you set your face like flint and gave your back to those who beat you. You are the essence of love; love gets its meaning from you. Set our faces flint-like... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 9, 2018

In Sunday's Gospel we hear of Jesus restoring a man's ability to hear and speak. Jesus, you who make the deaf hear; open my ears: Jesus, you who make the mute speak; loosen my tongue: We enjoy your... Read More

Reflection for Sept. 2, 2018

In today’s Gospel Jesus is in conflict with the scribes and Pharisees, being criticized for not observing the law regarding hand washing.  Jesus was often challenged for breaking the rules.  Recall... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 26, 2018

Yes's, no's and maybe's

Commitments -- such as following Jesus, being in relationship with others, etc. – go hand-in-hand with sacrifice. To say “yes” to a commitment can entail saying “no” or “maybe later” to something... Read More

Reflection for Aug. 19, 2018

This week I was speaking with a gentleman, and he commented, “You know, common sense isn’t as 'common' as it used to be.”   We had been discussing the sharp divisions of opinion in our country about... Read More