For Beran, farming is a gift from God

BIRNAMWOOD — Vicky Beran understands stewardship. She shows the meaning of God’s message — “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as … Read More

He planted seed that feeds the hungry

APPLETON — St. Joseph Food Program in Menasha has been a godsend to families in the Fox Valley who struggle to put food on their tables. What … Read More

Retired deputy aims to stop tragedies

ANTIGO — In a matter of moments, Dale Lenzner becomes a monster. He prowls school hallways, armed with a handgun, seeking victims of any, and all, ages. … Read More

She welcomes millennials to church

DE PERE — Like many young adults, Katie Summers started drifting away from the church while in college. “I wasn’t enthused about going to church,” said Summers, … Read More

Saint’s ‘little way’ changed her life

STURGEON BAY — It wasn’t until Sara Buscher was in her 50s that this cradle-Catholic began to really understand that God was calling her to be something … Read More

Cantor enjoys ‘praying twice’

OSHKOSH — For Peg Larson, the biblical directive to “make a joyful noise unto the Lord” defines her spirit of giving to Most Blessed Sacrament Parish. “My … Read More

Empowering and inspiring is her goal

KIMBERLY — Several years ago, there was a rash of teenage suicides in the Fox Valley. After attending a forum on the topic in Madison, Adalia Jansen … Read More

She’s found strength praying rosary

STURGEON BAY — There was a time in her life when Donna VanDreese could never have envisioned herself leading the rosary in church. She just didn’t have … Read More

He uses fish to evangelize

OSHKOSH — For 19 years, Friday evening fish fry dinners at St. Raphael the Archangel Parish have been an important Lenten tradition for hundreds of area residents. … Read More