Your Catholic Neighbor

Lenten fish fry more than a meal

April 5, 2022

MENASHA — When Stephanie Padilla-Hernandez left her 20-plus-year career managing drive-through restaurants to be a stay-at-home mom, she used the experience to benefit her parish at numerous church-sponsored meals throughout […]

He makes rosaries for a reason

March 29, 2022

GREEN BAY — What began as a hobby during the COVID-19 pandemic has turned into a side business for Jacob Van Schyndel. “I didn’t expect a rosary company to ever […]

Parish’s handyman turns out the lights

March 22, 2022

APPLETON — When Bruce Siebers is committed to something, he’s committed. Seven years ago, after he retired from his 32-year career in research at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, he took on the […]

She shares creative talents with parish

March 15, 2022

ALLOUEZ — “I’m definitely not a beige person. That’s absolutely a good way to describe me. … I definitely like color,” agreed Marian Weilert Sauvey as she talked over her […]

Feeding the hungry is part of her mission

March 8, 2022

KRAKOW — Carrie Mihalski laughs a bit when she describes herself as “the lunch lady.” Her job title — well, one of her job titles — is kitchen manager at […]

She brings people to God with a smile

March 1, 2022

NEENAH — Lynn Hopfensperger says she believes evangelization is the mission of every Catholic and it can be done wherever you are and at any time. It can be done […]

Their harmony comes from faith

February 23, 2022

DE PERE — Dave and Nancy Stellpflug each have a twinkle in their eyes as they recant the day they met. It was 1973 and “registration week” at the University […]

Editor focuses on the good news

February 15, 2022

KAUKAUNA — When Brian Roebke was a student at Kaukauna High School, he applied numerous times to be on the school newspaper staff but was never selected. Interestingly, he has […]

‘Kathy the church lady’ helps engage others in faith

February 8, 2022

GREEN BAY — Kathy Germain found out how much she was missed at Marla Vista Assisted Living and Memory Care in Green Bay. She leads a weekly Communion service at […]

‘A beautiful start to the day’

February 1, 2022

WAUPACA — Donna Rickel remembers the days when the only time women were allowed near the altar was when it needed to be cleaned and dusted. “And that’s the truth,” […]

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