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

He helps strangers to become heroes

OSHKOSH — Jon Doemel believes anyone can be a hero if given the opportunity, and his “Heroes of Oshkosh” Facebook group provides just that. Heroes of Oshkosh … Read More

Her greatest joy is rekindling happiness

OSHKOSH — As a licensed psychologist for the past 30 years, Dr. Chiara Simeone-DiFrancesco said her greatest joy is guiding individuals, couples and families to be happy … Read More

She’s putting her mark on outreach

APPLETON — Jessica Michels is passionate about getting younger families back to church and getting them involved in parish life. Building relationships is important to her as … Read More

His wood crafting skills come in handy

MENASHA — Go into just about any Catholic church and you’ll see statues in most every corner. The Council of Trent in 1566 explained this practice: “The … Read More