His outreach to others crosses borders

NEWTON — Small farms have given way to larger ones since Jim Fitzgerald started the predecessor of Soaring Eagle Dairy more than 50 years ago, but the … Read More

His parish outreach has youthful twist

DE PERE — Travis Vanden Heuvel belongs to a parish with a unique situation, one that other parishes probably wish they were facing. Each fall his parish … Read More

Making waves out of ripples

KIMBERLY — Kara Vassar was a self-proclaimed “prayer lady,” always attending mass, but never volunteering. It wasn’t until she enrolled her children at Holy Spirit School in … Read More

Becoming Catholic changed her life

GREEN BAY — Karen Phillips marked two special anniversaries this year. On March 31, she brought ice cream to the people at the Quad-Parishes office (west side … Read More

Nurse finds new way to protect lives

VALMY — Like so many Catholics, Debby Wegner hadn’t thought of the ministry she loves as living out her faith. She only knew she was trying to … Read More

From prayer lines to blood drives

HORTONVILLE — Sally Quella had a career as an X-ray technician when she married her husband, Gene, in 1958. After she became pregnant with the first of … Read More

Life Teen ministry keeps her young

STURGEON BAY — If anything puzzles Ann Hill, it’s that Catholics are often satisfied that they know all they need to know to live and appreciate their … Read More

Music and church are ‘in my blood’

ALLOUEZ — Brigitta Kaiser is off on the adventure of a lifetime. On July 26, she boarded a plane in Chicago bound for Ikusaka, Japan, and a … Read More

By opening doors, he opens hearts

APPLETON — One of the most rewarding aspects of Catholic evangelization is opening the door for someone to have a personal relationship with God. While this is … Read More

Her faith was nourished by youth

HORTONVILLE — Tina Ellenbecker was home with her children Jaryd and Kacie when they were little, but in 1998, when they were both in school, she decided … Read More