Catholic Rural Life

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To celebrate CRL's 100th anniversary, we are announcing a celebration on May 8th, 2024.

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Cooking for Christ Cookbook

The new edition of the classic CRL cookbook is available! The new edition (180 pages) preserves all the original stories and…

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The Distinction of Rural Evangelization Listen to the audio version of this content What makes rural evangelization distinct from urban and suburban evangelization? Well,…

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The Dignity of Work

by Dr. Carmina Chapp


Navigating the Challenges of Mass Attendance in a Rural Area

by Kaycee Monnens Cortner


Intentional Purchasing: Reclaiming the Value of the Gift

by Morgan Smith

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Thriving in Rural Ministry is a retreat experience and follow-up for priests who serve in a rural setting.


Thriving in Rural Ministry

A CRL Chapter seeks to foster and celebrate rural Catholic culture in their local area.


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Faith, Food and the Environment is a project devoted to the vocation of agriculture.


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Catholic Rural Life is our magazine made for our members, issued during various seasons of the year.

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