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  • Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross

    SISTERS OF ST. FRANCIS OF THE HOLY CROSS 3110 NICOLET DRIVE GREEN BAY, WI 54311 The Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross are praising the awesome Goodness of God’s Spirit present at its General Chapter held in June. These gatherings, held every four years, address issues relevant to their lives and ministry.  Following […]

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  • New Genesis Community

    A New Genesis Community A New Genesis is a community within the Catholic Church founded in the spirit of Vatican II.  Members of A New Genesis include vowed women and associate members who are single, married, or divorced.  We attempt to live in openness to the Spirit as we discern and live a new gift […]

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  • Sisters of the Good Shepherd

    Good Shepherd Sisters 5

    The Congregation of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd began as a branch of the Order of Our Lady of Charity. It was founded in 1641 by Saint John Eudes, at Caen, France, and dedicated to the care, rehabilitation, and education of girls and young women in difficulty. Some of the girls were abandoned by […]

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  • St. Martin’s Retreat Center, Grenada

    Retreat Center

    St. Martin’s Retreat Center, Grenada The Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother began managing the St. Martin’s Retreat Center in Mt. St. Ervan’s, Grenada, in April of 2016, at the request of Bishop Vincent Darius of the Catholic Diocese of St. George’s, Grenada, which owns the building.   The Center, which is the only Retreat Center […]

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  • Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother Close Province, Open Region and Delegation

    SSM St Clare of Assisi Sisters

    Earlier this year, the Congregation of the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother (SSM), Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Assisi, closed the U.S./Caribbean Province, and opened a Region in the U.S. and a Delegation in the Caribbean. The Region will be known as St. Clare of Assisi Region and the Delegation will be known […]

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  • World Youth Day in Poland

    Four Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity are attending the World Youth Day in Poland. Updates from the Pilgrims in the coming days.

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  • Arizona nun helps give students a running start

    ARIZONA — It’s a story that CBS News has been following for more than a decade. A partnership between a community in crisis, and a nun, who’s devoted her life to helping. The bond between the community and this nun has only grown stronger as time has gone on. Students at Saint Peter Mission School […]

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  • Five things about faith I learned from the game of baseball

    Patience, practice and perseverance help deepen one’s faith in God by Sister Mary Kabat. Sister of St. Francis of the Holy Cross Spring is here and the new baseball season has begun!  Baseball is my favorite sport to watch whether it’s a local team like the Green Bay Bullfrogs or a national team like the […]

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  • Mercy in the Franciscan Classroom

    …I was hungry and you fed me, thirsty and you gave me to drink… This Year of Mercy calls us all to be mindful of those in need, whatever form that need may take.  Sister Kathleen is aiming to bring about a mindfulness of those in need within her Kindergarteners.  St. Francis Parish takes part […]

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  • Consecrated Life Vocation Podcast – Discerning your Franciscan Call

    Megan, a young woman accepted as a Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Postulant in Fall 2016, shares her calling to religious life, and invites you to discern too! Click here to view the podcast on our CalledtobeFranciscan youtube channel. Click here to consider retreat dates. –by Sister Julie Ann Sheahan, a Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity, […]

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