Making lighted rosaries is his gift

SHERWOOD — About 15 years ago, Larry Gorniak was driving along Highway 151 south of Stockbridge at night and spotted an illuminated object on the side of … Read More

Catechist finds his role comes naturally

GREENVILLE — Santa isn’t the only one busy in his workshop this time of year. Denis Ebben is spending his spare time crafting wooden cribs for the … Read More

Calligraphy is her avocation

STURGEON BAY — As a seventh-grader at St. Joseph School (now merged to become St. John Bosco), Julie Gebauer was given a gift she has loved to … Read More

An angel to Wautoma’s migrant workers

WAUTOMA — Luz O’Matta’s legacy is stitched into the fabric of Wautoma’s migrant workers’ lives – much like the quilts she made for them upon moving to … Read More

Joy and optimism fill her life

ALLOUEZ — The first thing you learn about Sylvia Corbeil is how much she enjoys life and bringing happiness to others. “I just feel that the joy … Read More

She builds discipleship through books

STURGEON BAY — As a wife and mother of two children with a full-time job as a civil engineer, Renee Borkovetz knows the meaning of the word … Read More

He’s a carpenter and a volunteer

KAUKAUNA — Dave Arnoldussen grew up working with his hands, his father having passed along years of carpentry experience. Today, Arnoldussen is using his skills to help … Read More

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