Cheryl Mathis, OFS, studied communications at UWSP and worked in the marketing department of a publishing company for several years in various capacities.

Before coming to St. Anthony’s, she was a freelance graphic designer for many years in the Wausau area, including work with parish bulletins, newsletters and websites. She made her permanent profession as a Secular Franciscan in the spring of 2015. A Catholic convert from a Pentecostal upbringing, Cheryl joyfully volunteers locally with her family and her fraternity. She lives in Wausau with her husband and two children, who are all frequent visitors at St. Anthony’s.

“I’m learning every day never to try to put God in a box, because he’s always at work in the people who come through our doors. I’m just along for the ride!”