The saints are her role models

ALLOUEZ — When asked to identify a favorite saint as part of her “Your Catholic Neighbor” profile, Monika Stoik was stumped. It wasn’t because the 12-year-old could … Read More

Their devotion to faith continues

MANITOWOC — Don and Elsie Krajnik, who will celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary in May, have much for which to be grateful: their 12 children, 45 grandchildren … Read More

Service is a way of life for Weningers

NEENAH — “Gifts of service and quality time are my love languages,” said Jackie Weninger. That is the reason she and her family are quick to respond … Read More

He brings classical guitar to the Mass

ASHWAUBENON — There’s something cool about the Catholic Church, according to Sean Faccio: “It’s always been music-focused and art-focused.” Coincidentally, so is Faccio. Since the 2020 Christmas … Read More

Sharing the gift of teaching

WAUPACA — Gretchen Kelley uses her background in education to serve as a catechist at St. Mary Magdalene Parish. “You’re supposed to share your treasures,” she said. … Read More

Church is front and center of his life

OMRO — St. Mary Church in Omro holds a lot of history for Ron Jungwirth. “I remember sitting out on the church steps with my best friend … Read More

She takes Golden Rule to next level

APPLETON — Raised in a family where faith is important, Haley Bridges has always followed the Golden Rule.  “I’ve grown up with being told to be nice … Read More

Bringing Jesus to youth is his goal

APPLETON — Matthew Uchytil is one of 12 missionaries from across the country who are part of the 2020-2021 Spiritus team. Spiritus was founded in 2009 under … Read More

Franciscan ties take Watts on journey

GREEN BAY — “Franciscans have always played a role in my life. My great-grandmother was actually a secular Franciscan,” said Sue Watts, reminiscing about a woman she … Read More

Lesson learned, two cookies at a time

APPLETON — They call him “Grandpa Cookie.” While Jim Cotter has 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, the title comes not from them, but from hundreds of students … Read More