Pandemic offers opportunity to serve

GREEN BAY — Nick Klika feels fortunate to serve in his current ministry at St. Bernard Parish. He reads for the Sunday livestream Masses celebrated by Fr. … Read More

He follows in the footsteps of St. Joseph

SUAMICO — For years Chris Calawerts wanted to be a priest. But, following the footsteps of his favorite saint, he chose marriage and raising a family for … Read More

She likes to help other people

BELLEVUE — Like most 9-year-olds, Arya Shefchik has a lot of hobbies. She likes painting rocks, playing the piano and playing with friends. Arya, the daughter of … Read More

Serving Jesus is a family affair

POY SIPPI — For the Lipperts, serving Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish is all in the family. Like a baseball team for Jesus, all nine pitch in wherever … Read More

She sees the face of God in others

GREEN BAY — When Margaret Guzek reflects on her life, she talks about all the special people, those who have helped her family navigate through some tough … Read More

Centenarian still finds time to quilt

LITTLE CHUTE — If you want to know the key to living to be 100 years old, Ginnie Couillard is the person to ask. “I’m always real … Read More

Helping others helped lift her faith

WAUTOMA — They say “home is where the heart is,” and for Donna Tompkins, that’s St. Joseph Parish in Wautoma. Tompkins was born in Rockford, Ill., and … Read More

A spiritual mother to others

GREENVILLE — Angie Smiley, a mother of four, is not just drawn to her own motherhood. “I tend to be a spiritual mother to everyone I meet,” … Read More

She’s in tune with music ministry

GREEN BAY — A recent Mass at St. Jude Church opened with the hymn “Blest Be the Lord.” The congregation enthusiastically joined the choir in song, which … Read More

Scout leader is not your average trooper

BRILLION — Chris Brandt has been in leadership positions with the Boy Scouts organization for nearly two decades. He was a father figure when he started. “I’m … Read More